Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence for outcomes (RP September 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Craig Dowdy

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of evidence supporting weight loss in the management of type 2 diabetes, and medications associated with weight gain which may impact those with type 2 diabetes.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the link between overweight and obesity and type 2 diabetes
  2. Outline the evidence for the benefits of lifestyle interventions, including weight loss, in the management of type 2 diabetes
  3. List medications associated with weight gain that may have impacts in patients with type 2 diabetes

2016 Competency Standards: 3.2, 3.5, 3.6
Accreditation number: A2009RP2    Accreditation expires: 31/08/2022

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group One CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.