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About the Course

Across the world more than 420 million people are living with diabetes. Two thirds of these have not yet been diagnosed. When discovered late or managed incorrectly, diabetes can damage your heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves, leading to disability and premature death. In fact, more people are dying of diabetes related diseases than of diseases as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. This course will provide you with an introduction to the most recent research in the field of prevention and treatment of diabetes as well as a broader understanding of the situation in different communities, rich and poor, across the world, where diabetes threatens public health. What kind of disease is diabetes, who has it, and who is at risk of getting it? And what are the roles of medicine, exercise and nutrition when trying to prevent, delay or treat diabetes? During the course you will meet researchers and experts from Imperial College London, Emory University in Atlanta, Steno Diabetes Center in Copenhagen as well as the School of Global Health and the Center for Basic Metabolic Research at the University of Copenhagen. They work with very different aspects of diabetes, from microbiology to global public health, but what ties them together is the belief that it is a global responsibility to combat diabetes, and this fight can only be won through new knowledge and global collaboration. We hope you will join us in the course and equip yourself to take part in the ongoing discussions of this truly global and individual health challenge. This course is also part of the EIT Health programme....

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This course gave interesting facts about diabetes. I am expecting a sequel to this course. The coordinators may start a new course about its pathophysiology or management.


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good course , this takes into considerations of diabetes epidemic all over the world . There has to be different mechanism to be adopted in developing countries as compared to developed countries .

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By Ludmilla L s

Apr 21, 2021

Really great course with lots of interesting information.

By Uje J

Sep 15, 2020

This course is superb and I indulge all to partake in it.

By Sharha S

Jul 6, 2020

Well-planned and good organized course.So informative ^_^

By Aman G

May 21, 2020

This course help me to learn more knowledge about disease

By ranjita s

Jul 19, 2021

Excellent course. I could understand the disease better.

By Ms. S V

Sep 26, 2020

Its was very much informative, explained well. thank you

By Brishti a

Aug 1, 2022

brilliant course to enhance your knowledge on diabetes


Jan 8, 2021


By Dr H R

Jan 4, 2018

Very concise and clear. Interesting way of presentation

By Sarah R

Jun 28, 2023

Easy to understand and very interesting to listen to.

By Vatsalya V

Oct 9, 2020

Informative concept, highly expert tutors. Thank you.

By Larissa d S B

May 17, 2020

Curso maravilhoso! Aprendi demais. Vale muito a pena!

By Abhay P S G

Mar 19, 2023

Well strcutured course to provide basics of Diabetes

By Carola R C

Oct 14, 2021

imparare concetti complessi ma con semplici nozioni!

By Diana B

Oct 6, 2021

There are many things that i learned from the course

By Habiba A

Nov 3, 2020

Informative,simple and well-explained,Thanks alot .

By Sharon F

Jul 27, 2017

Was very interesting, informative and I enjoyed it.

By Deegoda G R D S

Nov 24, 2020

Very knowledgeable. Thank you for the great effort


May 9, 2020

One of the best course i found on diabetes disease

By Rachid B

Nov 25, 2021

Important for diabetes management and prevention.

By Nourhan E S I h

Aug 3, 2019

amazing ..useful ...especially if u re a beginner

By Alix R

May 15, 2017

Extremely informative and provides valuable data.

By Thayssa C R

Mar 24, 2020

Excelente curso! Superou as minhas expectativas.

By Rochelle S

Apr 21, 2021

Very informative, honestly I enjoy this course.

By E A I

Jun 18, 2019

Thank you very much .that is very useful course