Simplifying Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes


This Active Learning Module (ALM) has been developed to help healthcare professional improve their knowledge, skills and confidence in choosing the right therapy for adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), including those with established cardiovascular disease (CVD) and/or chronic kidney disease (CKD).

6 hours Online Learning, ALM 

ACRRM 30 PRDP points
RACGP 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points


Learning Outcomes

  1. Implement screening protocols for asymptomatic patients according to the RACGP’s General practice management of type 2 diabetes, 2016–18 edition    
  2. Explain the diagnostic criteria for type 2 diabetes in conjunction with confirmatory laboratory testing
  3. Outline appropriate lifestyle modifications
  4. Evaluate glucose-lowering medicines as appropriate for individual clinical needs  
  5. Evaluate the role of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors in specific clinical scenarios  
  6. Communicate the findings of cardiovascular outcomes trials of DPP-4 inhibitors to patients and colleagues



  • Predisposing activity
  • Activity 1 - Snapshot of T2D
  • Activity 2 - Identification and diagnosis of T2D
  • Activity 3 - Lifestyle modifications and treatment goals in T2D
  • Activity 4 - Pharmacological approaches to glucose lowering
  • Activity 5 - Treatment challenges
  • Activity 6 - Assessing and managing CVD in adults with T2D
  • Activity 7 - Assessing and managing CKD in adults with T2D
  • Reinforcing activity


Diabetes, type 2 diabetes, T2D, glucose, glucose-lowering, antidiabetic, lifestyle modifications, dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor/s, DPP4, DPP-4, DPP4i, DPP-4i, cardiovascular disease, CVD, renal, kidney, chronic kidney disease, CKD, cardiovascular outcome trial/s, CVOT/s

Medical Audience 
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctor in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor, Diabetes Educator


Arterial Education
Active Learning Module (ALM)
6h : 0m
MBA: 6h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 30 pts
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 30 pts
RACGP: 40 pts
Endocrine System Diseases

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