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Table 5 Self-reported training needs (n = 82)

From: Training tomorrow's doctors in diabetes: self-reported confidence levels, practice and perceived training needs of post-graduate trainee doctors in the UK. A multi-centre survey

Is further training required in this particular area? Yes No No Answer
Diagnosing diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance 59 (72%) 7 (9%) 16 (19%)
Managing Diabetic Emergencies 46 (56%) 18 (22%) 18 (22%)
Educating Patients with diabetes 46 (56%) 20 (24%) 16 (20%)
Modifying treatment for diabetes 60 (73%) 6 (7%) 16 (20%)
Diagnosing complications of diabetes 55 (67%) 12 (15%) 15 (18%)
Using intravenous insulin 46 (56%) 19 (23%) 17 (21%)
Involving diabetes specialists (nurses/doctors) 41 (50%) 26 (32%) 15 (18%)