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English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction and epidemiology of diabetes

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Epidemiology of Diabetes - Part I, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen7m
Epidemiology of Diabetes - Part II, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen12m
Epidemiology of Diabetes - Part III, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen5m
2 readings
Course Information10m
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Epidemiology of Diabetes18m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Obesity and Prevention of Diabetes

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 61 min)
4 videos
Physical activity and its influence on obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes - Part II, by Professor Bente Stallknecht22m
Physical activity and its influence on obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes - Part lll, by Professor Bente Stallknecht15m
Physical Activity and Weight Management, interview with Dr. Robert Ross9m
1 practice exercise
Obesity and Prevention of Diabetes16m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 53 min)
3 videos
Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose - Part II, by Professor Jens Juul Holst16m
Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose - Part III, by Professor Jens Juul Holst9m
1 practice exercise
Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose 20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

The incretins

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 37 min)
3 videos
The Incretins - Part 2, by Professor Jens Juul Holst9m
The Incretins - Part 3, by Professor Jens Juul Holst18m
1 practice exercise
The Incretins30m

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