Course in Demystifying Diabetes

FutureLearn

Program Description

Course in Demystifying Diabetes

FutureLearn

Diabetes is recognized as the world’s fastest-growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with it worldwide.

This online course draws on up-to-date research, and the real-life experiences of clinicians and people with diabetes, to address the question: “What is diabetes?”

You’ll explore the history, types, causes, and treatment of diabetes and get a free taste of Deakin University’s postgraduate degree in Diabetes Education, which can be done entirely on FutureLearn.

What topics will you cover?

This course provided 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

Who is the course for?

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.
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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Last updated February 17, 2018
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This course is Online
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Open Enrollment
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2 weeks
Part time
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Free
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United Kingdom - UK Online
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