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 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 - CPD: 6h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 30 pts
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 30 pts
RACGP: 40 pts
Endocrine System Diseases

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