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Dec 5th 2016

Understand why type 2 diabetes is becoming so prevalent, and what we can do to prevent and treat it, with this free online course. The number of people with diabetes type-2 is rising rapidly and the global health economic impact is massive. Rising rates of type 2 diabetes may relate to increasing obesity, an aging population, changes to diet and adoption of more sedentary behaviours.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Nov 21st 2016

This course will introduce you to health care innovation within the theme of ‘healthy living and active aging’, covering both the medical and the commercial aspects of innovations. Following two cases on diabetes and rehabilitation, this interdisciplinary course will present the key theories, tools, and concepts within health care innovation, and teach you to analyse and develop solutions to some of the great health care challenges of our time.

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Nov 21st 2016

Explore four common diseases and body systems: how they work, how they are treated and prevented. Understanding Common Diseases is designed for everyone who cares about their health or is interested in knowing more about how their body works. Over the course of the subject, you will hear from patients with four different diseases: high blood pressure, heartburn, diabetes and the common cold. We have chosen these diseases as they all affect different body systems and occur commonly in the general public. We will be describing how patients experience the disease, the normal way the body system works and looking at how the disease affects function and how you and your doctor can best manage your health.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

Diabetes and obesity are growing health problems in rich and poor countries alike. With this course you will get updated on cutting-edge diabetes and obesity research including biological, genetic and clinical aspects as well as prevention and epidemiology of diabetes and obesity. All lectures are provided by high-profile scientists from one the world's leading universities in diabetes research.

Average: 5.6 (7 votes)
Nov 7th 2016

Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes. There have been huge advances in the field of genetics in the last 10 years since the sequencing of the first human genome in 2003. It is now possible to analyse all 20,000 human genes in a single experiment, rather than focussing on one gene at a time. We are in the genomics era.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Sep 5th 2016

Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course. The world’s growing population faces major health issues, and medicines are a primary pillar to effect better health. Learn about the science of key medicines used to manage heart disease, depression, diabetes, pain control and smoking cessation.

Average: 7.8 (5 votes)
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Capacita a los profesionales en la salud en el diagnóstico oportuno del padecimiento, prevención de complicaciones y tratamiento inicial.

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Curso para estudiantes y profesionales de la salud en el que se abordan temas de definición y estrategias de detección de la Enfermedad Renal Crónica, su clasificación, riesgos de progresión, riesgo cardiovascular, epidemiología, prevención, establecimiento y progresión del daño renal, y disminución del riesgo cardiovascular.

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Feb 15th 2016

En este curso aprenderá a reconocer y valorar los factores psicosociales y las estrategias que facilitan a pacientes con enfermedad crónica (diabetes, hipertensión y VIH-sida, etc.), la adherencia al tratamiento y el impacto en su calidad de vida.

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Feb 23rd 2015

Nutrition and health is a matter of concern to many people. Most often, we ask what kind of food is healthy or what we should avoid. But the major problem is not what we eat, the major problem is how much we eat.

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Feb 24th 2014

This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases.

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Oct 28th 2013

This multidisciplinary course will emphasize the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. Topics will include patient self-management, appropriate use of technologies, nutrition, behavior modification and pharmacotherapy in the management of this disease. The course will conclude by summarizing new basic science research regarding the pathophysiology and treatment of diabetes.

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