Enhanced Verifiable CPD from the
University of Birmingham


Pre-diabetes is a serious and growing public health problem, not just in the UK (where it affects 7 million adults), but worldwide.

It is a very important point in the progression towards type 2 diabetes, offering a window of opportunity for lifestyle changes. Positive changes during this phase can slow, or even prevent, the onset of diabetes.

Without such changes, people with pre-diabetes are at very high risk of developing full-blown diabetes within a decade.

The sedentary nature and long hours of dental practice predispose many of us to pre-diabetes. That is why it is essential we not only consider pre-diabetes in our patients, and help them by encouraging lifestyle changes that will also have dental benefits, but additionally assess and modify our own lifestyle habits.

This course provides an evidence-based overview of pre-diabetes. It will cover the pathophysiology, risk factors, warning signs, prevention strategies, and management protocols, with particular relevance to the dental field.

Up-to-date guidelines on lifestyle modifications, pharmacotherapy options, and regular health monitoring will be discussed. Special emphasis will be placed on the bidirectional relationship between periodontal health and pre-diabetes.

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To equip dental professionals with essential knowledge and skills for managing pre-diabetes through lifestyle interventions and patient education.


  • Understand the key aspects of pre-diabetes, including its definition, risk factors, and the importance of early intervention.
  • Learn effective strategies for dietary modifications, physical activity, and overall lifestyle changes beneficial for pre-diabetes management.


The learner will be able to, upon completing this course:
  • Identify the characteristics and health implications of pre-diabetes.
  • Recommend dietary modifications to manage blood glucose levels.
  • Advise on appropriate physical activities for pre-diabetic patients.
  • Guide patients on the importance of regular health monitoring and dental check-ups.
  • Understand the role of sleep, stress management, and behavioural changes in managing pre-diabetes.

GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome: C.

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