What you get by completing this session

  • 28 mins of CPD

    A 28 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like

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What you'll learn in this expert session

In this presentation, Dr Traci Lonergan discusses various technology utilised in diabetes management, how they work and how practitioners can use these on diabetic patients. This technology includes insulin pump therapy, blood glucose monitoring, flash glucose monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the body's physiological response to glucose
  • Recognise how the insulin pump works to simulate this response
  • Understand flash glucose monitoring and its benefits 
  • Identify the different types of CGMs

About the Expert

Traci Lonergan

Traci Lonergan is a Clinical Nurse Specialist for diabetes at the Launceston General Hospital. She is also the Youth Program Co-ordinator for diabetes in Tasmania.

Course curriculum

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    Diabetes Related Technology - What Primary Health Care Practitioners Should Know

    • Video Lecture (28 mins)

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