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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction and epidemiology of diabetes

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
1 hour to complete

Obesity and Prevention of Diabetes

4 videos (Total 61 min), 1 quiz
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
1 hour to complete

Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose

3 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
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
1 hour to complete

The incretins

3 videos (Total 37 min), 1 quiz
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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Top reviews from Diabetes - a Global Challenge

By ARNov 23rd 2018

It was really informative and I learnt a lot about Diabetes as a disease. Thanks so much such wonderful lectures. I would definitely recommend this course to my friends.

By SSep 15th 2019

It is really a very nice course. It gives overall important information in brief about diabetes. Very good for those who want to do something specifically in Diabetes.!!

Instructors

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Jens Juul Holst

Professor, MD, DMSc
Department of Biomedical Sciences & NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
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Signe Sørensen Torekov

Associate Professor, MSc, PhD
Department of Biomedical Sciences & NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
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Nicolai Jacob Wewer Albrechtsen

MD, GCSRT, PhD student
Department of Biomedical Sciences & NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research

About University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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