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Type 2 diabetes (mate huka) currently affects almost 300,000 people in Aotearoa, while a further >900,000 people have prediabetes. Substantial inequities exist with Māori, Pacific and South-Asian people bearing both the highest burden of disease and the poorest health outcomes.
During this module, you will gain the skills and knowledge to confidently identify, assess and provide assistance in the treatment of substance abuse that affects the mental wellbeing of taiohi.
Primary care physicians play a crucial role in the detection and management of MCI that potentially could be life-changing to the individual. Making the diagnosis of MCI provides an opportunity to stratify management of the risk factors for dementia and can allow the patient to gain better health literacy, make wise lifestyle decisions and therefore improve outcomes.
This module aims to support you with your skills and knowledge development to identify and support the treatment of substance use and other issues that affect the mental wellbeing of taiohi/young people.
Defined as the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the endometrial cavity, endometriosis is a common condition. Estimates of 1 in 10 New Zealand girls and women, transgender or non-binary female assigned at birth are expected to have endometriosis in their reproductive years. 
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the respiratory tract. New Zealand has one of the highest reported cases of asthma globally, with the prevalence of asthma highest amongst children and young adults. It is dominant amongst Māori and Pacific children. This short course incorporates:
Adverse reactions to foods can be classified depending on whether there is an immune mediated reaction or not. Immune mediated reactions can be further broken down by whether they are due to IgE allergic antibodies or not. Understanding whether an infant has allergy or intolerance, and if allergy what type of allergy, is key to diagnosis and management of infants with CMA.
General Practitioners have asked for ACC's support in prescribing better medical certification having identified a gap in knowledge and skills in this area. Accordingly, this short course is for clinicians who regularly complete work capacity certificates.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine abnormality, affecting between 8-21% of women of reproductive age. It is associated with a range of health effects (including metabolic, reproductive and psychological) that can have long-term implications for a patient. Learning objectives:
Non-cancer life limiting diseases are illnesses which are progressive, eventually leading to deterioration that results in death. However, the clinical course with potential exacerbations, possible recoveries and eventual deterioration for individuals varies, meaning that the requirements of patients and their carers vary significantly across individual illnesses.

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