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Diabetes and its management

Enhance your knowledge and clinical skills to effectively manage Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes and metabolic syndrome, including lifestyle interventions. The aim is to optimize diabetes control and enable people with diabetes to have a better quality of life.

American Diabetes Association
  • Lessons 6
  • BYTESIZE CHAPTERS
  • 1.5 HRS/WEEK
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Initial Self-Evaluation

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Module-1 time icon 00:40
Introduction to Diabetes
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Guideline based approach to Diabetes
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Therapeutic landscape in diabetes
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Insulin therapy
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Diabetes Management in Special Situations
Module-6 time icon 00:40
Management of hypoglycemia in DM

About this Course :

This course comprises of 6 modules split into various chapters to explore topics ranging from introduction to diabetes with epidemiology data, to its diagnosis, prevention, management and care. The therapeutic landscape, including details on insulin, will be taught. Guidelines for lifestyle management will also be presented. Each chapter consists of questions in a multiple-choice format to give you a better understanding of the chapters.

This online course is for primary care physicians and general practitioners enabling them to develop the skills needed to drive transformational change in diabetes care, and spread improvement beyond the consultation room and across practices.

Course Details

  • Modules: 6
  • 6 weeks to complete
  • Suggested 1.5 hours/week
  • English
  • Transcript: English

Course Features

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Byte size chapters for better understanding
  • ADA certificate of completion

Course content :

Course consists of a series of modules/lessons which are divided into byte size chapters. These byte size chapters focus on a single topic, enabling you to gain a better understanding of each topic.

5 learning objectives module timings 00:40

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the common complications of diabetes
  • Discuss the prevalence of diabetes
  • Enumerate the types and risk factors of diabetes
  • Discuss the current lag in diabetes care
  • Apply the recommendations of screening and diagnosis in daily practice

4 learning objectives module timings 00:40

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical presentation of diabetes.
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
  • Discuss the cardiovascular risk associated with metabolic syndrome.
  • Apply the goals of management and the role of multidisciplinary approach to the management of metabolic syndrome

3 learning objectives module timings 00:40

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the mechanism of action and advantages and disadvantages of the currently available oral hypoglycaemic drugs.
  • Explain the action of insulin in glucose control, types of insulin available and current strategies for insulin therapy in T2DM.
  • Describe the latest recommended guidelines and treatment algorithms for the management of T2DM

7 learning objectives module timings 00:40

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • List the different types of insulin currently available.
  • Elaborate the pharmacological characteristics and differences between the various types of insulin.
  • Describe the criteria for initiating insulin therapy and choosing the type of insulin.
  • Discuss the initiation and titration of insulin therapies according to treatment algorithms.
  • List the currently available modalities to deliver insulin.
  • Describe the challenges of insulin therapy.
  • Evaluate the newer formulations of insulin.

5 learning objectives module timings 00:40

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Counsel patients on appropriate diabetes management during travel, holidays and sick days.
  • Discuss and apply the principles of diabetes management during Ramadan fasting.
  • Apply the principles of diabetes management in hospitalised patients.
  • Identify appropriate perioperative care in patients with diabetes.
  • Apply recommended guidelines for parenteral nutrition.

4 learning objectives module timings 00:40

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors and clinical impact of hypoglycaemia in diabetes
  • Describe the pathophysiology of hypoglycaemia in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Evaluate the importance of early diagnosis, prevention and management of iatrogenic hypoglycaemia
  • Apply the guideline-based recommendations for optimising hypoglycaemia in the management of diabetes

Learning Outcomes :

  • Understand and discuss the clinical presentation of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome
  • Understand the importance of early diagnosis, prevention and management of iatrogenic hypoglycaemia
  • Discuss the cardiovascular risk associated with metabolic syndrome
  • Discuss the initiation and titration of insulin therapies according to treatment algorithms
  • Describe the evidence for the use of lifestyle modifications in the achievement of optimal glycaemic goals

In partnership with ADA :

The American Diabetes Association is a United States-based non-profit organization that seeks to educate the public about diabetes and to help those affected by it by funding research to prevent, manage or cure diabetes.

This online course is in partnership with the American Diabetes Association

Certificate :

Complete all the chapters in each module to be awarded with a nominative ADA "Certificate of Completion".

module list banner image preview course
Initial Self-Evaluation

Please complete this to continue to attempt the modules

Module-1 time icon 00:40
Introduction to Diabetes
Module-2 time icon 00:40
Guideline based approach to Diabetes
Module-3 time icon 00:40
Therapeutic landscape in diabetes
Module-4 time icon 00:40
Insulin therapy
Module-5 time icon 00:40
Diabetes Management in Special Situations
Module-6 time icon 00:40
Management of hypoglycemia in DM
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