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Definition and Diagnosis

Definition and Diagnosis

Definition and Diagnosis

Jan Idkowiak and Chizo Agwu
Jan Idkowiak and Chizo Agwu
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 15 Jun 2018
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Last updated: 03 Jul 2018

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This session aims to outline type 2 diabetes mellitus and how to diagnose it in children and young people. It also includes some diagnostic challenges.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Define type 2 diabetes in children and young people
• Describe how type 2 diabetes is different from other forms of diabetes, in particular type 1 diabetes
• Outline the diagnostic challenges in diagnosing type 2 diabetes
• List risk factors and high prevalence groups for type 2 diabetes
• Explain the diagnostic criteria of type 2 diabetes
Jan Idkowiak and Chizo Agwu

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Jan Idkowiak and Chizo Agwu
on behalf of Health Education England

Jan Idkowiak -
Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Endocrinology

Jan is National GRID Trainee in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham and NIHR Academic Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

He has been awarded with a PhD on his thesis on the molecular regulation of androgen biosynthesis in 2015.

He is interested in androgen excess and deficiency conditions, obesity and early markers of metabolic disease progression.

Chizo Agwu -
Consultant Paediatrician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Dr Chizo Agwu. MBBS, MRCP, PCME, MSc, FRCPCH is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer/Deputy Admissions Tutor at University of Birmingham and RCPCH Principal Regional Examiner for West Midlands.

Other International/National Roles related to diabetes include:

Member Executive Advisory council of ISPAD (International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes)
Paediatric Section Editor: Diabetes Digest Journal
Member NICE Guideline Development Group: Diabetes Foot 2013 to March 2015
Immediate Past National Chairman, Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians UK

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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