Insulin: an Everyday Toxin

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Lecture Overview

The incorrect dose of this everyday medicine, insulin, has the potential to become a lethal poison when misused. This session will explore how insulin toxicity occurs and what we need to consider when administering or caring for people who have been prescribed insulin.

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Portrait of Peta Tauchmann
Peta Tauchmann

Peta Tauchmann has worked as a diabetes educator since 1998. In 2003, she established a private practice in diabetes education in Brisbane and, in 2015, she was endorsed as a nurse practitioner. Professionally, she enjoys a range of activities, working in her own community-based clinics and contributing to local and national projects designed to improve the care of people with diabetes. She enjoys working in an area of healthcare that is meaningful, constantly changing and intellectually stimulating. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD27m of CPD
First Published02 June 2019
Updated02 June 2019
Expires
09 December 2021
Topics
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetic Microvascular Complications
Insulin Therapy
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