Demystifying Diabetes (FutureLearn)

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This course is targeted at: people wanting to understand the causes, types and treatment of diabetes; health professionals wanting to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes.
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Demystifying Diabetes (FutureLearn)
Explore the latest research with experienced clinicians to understand the causes, types and treatments of diabetes. Diabetes is recognised as the world’s fastest growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with diabetes worldwide in 2015.

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What is diabetes?

Drawing on the most up to date research, experienced clinicians and the real life experiences of people with diabetes, learners will address the question of ‘What is diabetes? Learners will explore historical perspectives of diabetes, the distinction between different types of diabetes, the causes of diabetes and treatment options.

Understanding diabetes

This course will provide learners with an understanding of:

- epidemiology of diabetes

- diagnosing and classifying diabetes

- different types of diabetes and their methods of treatment

- the role of insulin in normal metabolism.


What will you achieve?

- Identify the incidence and global distribution of diabetes

- Develop an understanding of the differences between the different forms of diabetes

- Identify the symptoms and effects of diabetes

- Develop an understanding of the relationship between exercise, nutrition and blood glucose

- Explain insulin function and insulin resistance



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Course Auditing
79.00 GBP
This course is targeted at: people wanting to understand the causes, types and treatment of diabetes; health professionals wanting to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.