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Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels and Hypoglycaemia

Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels and Hypoglycaemia

Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels and Hypoglycaemia

Jan Idkowiak
Jan Idkowiak
on behalf of Health Education England

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

Reference: 190020

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This session outlines the management of intercurrent illness, high blood sugar levels and the prevention of diabetic ketoacidosis in children with diabetes. It also covers the aetiology, prevention and treatment of hypoglycaemia.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe how to advise children, families and other professionals on adjusting blood sugars during illness
• Explain how to manage high blood sugar levels
• Outline the reasons for recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis
• State the risk factors for hypoglycaemia
• Explain how the body regulates blood sugar levels
• Describe the different stages experienced by a child or young person who is experiencing a ‘hypo’ (hypoglycaemia)
• State the different treatments for a ‘hypo’
Jan Idkowiak

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Jan Idkowiak
on behalf of Health Education England

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.

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

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