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Aug 28th 2017

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: 7.6 (5 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

This course is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of interested lay people, people with chronic disease, public health researchers, health clinicians, students, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of the burden of chronic disease .

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Aug 7th 2017

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 (4 votes)

Jul 31st 2017

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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Jul 31st 2017

Across the world more than 420 million people are living with diabetes. Two thirds of these have not yet been diagnosed. When discovered late or managed incorrectly, diabetes can damage your heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves, leading to disability and premature death. In fact, more people are dying of diabetes related diseases than of diseases as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. This course will provide you with an introduction to the most recent research in the field of prevention and treatment of diabetes as well as a broader understanding of the situation in different communities, rich and poor, across the world, where diabetes threatens public health.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

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)

Jun 5th 2017

Learn more about all things insulin: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects and how to prescribe it for diabetes. The current spend on diabetes care by the NHS is estimated to be £1.6 million pounds per hour. 80% of this is spent on managing diabetes complications, the risk of which can be significantly reduced through effective blood glucose control using insulin.

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May 1st 2017

Examine the concepts of health, wellness and holism and understand what it means to have an illness like diabetes. Diabetes is recognised as the world’s fastest growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with it worldwide. This online course examines the concepts of health, wellness and holism, to find out what it means to have a chronic illness like diabetes.

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Mar 6th 2017

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: 8.1 (8 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

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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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)

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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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