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15 - 19 January 2018

Course details

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Fees:
    -  Medical Doctors -  £1000
    Nurses and AHPs - £625
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The Diabetes & Obesity module will provide students with a deep understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, and obesity. Importantly, this module will evaluate recent research advances in the management and treatment of diabetes and obesity, including appetite regulation.

During this module the students will gain skills in identifying patients with diabetes and obesity and their associated risk factors.  They will also build on skills of critical appraisal, data interpretation and presentation in relation to diabetes and obesity research.

Teaching will be delivered by a combination of interactive face-to-face lectures. Participants will be required to undertake a written exam to assess their knowledge of diabetes and obesity.

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Course content

  • Explain and evaluate pathophysiology underlying Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
  • Explain and evaluate pathophysiology underlying obesity.
  • Explain and evaluate genetics underlying diabetes and obesity.
  • Describe and compare research strategies to treat diabetes & obesity.
  • Explain and evaluate cellular and molecular mechanisms that underpin appetite regulation.
  • Compare novel nutritional research methods in diabetes and obesity.

Who should attend?

Physicians, health care professionals and scientists who want to learn about recent scientific advances in Diabetes and obesity.