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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 C T

Jun 26, 2021

I think that it is an excellent introductory course to diabetes.

By Abdul M k k

Jul 10, 2020

This course is very informative and useful for beginners like me

By Devashree S

Aug 23, 2017

beautiful course with loads of knowledge... must do course...!!!

By Karen C

Jun 29, 2023

Awesome Course!!! I learned more here than from the physicians.

By Dr. V A D o P S

Aug 6, 2020

Very informative course. Learned a lot and updated my knowledge

By Jannatul F

Jun 21, 2020

I'm totally satisfied. Learned many new and interesting things.

By Maria D L A E

May 25, 2022

excelente curso y la ventaja de aprender desde cualquier lugar

By Sushmitha.C

Jun 16, 2020

this is one of the best sites i ever came across for learning.

By Rukayat A

Feb 7, 2020

concise and highly informative course. recommended to everyone

By taoheedat o

Jan 29, 2021

The way the lecture was delivered made it really interesting.

By ahmad r

Apr 12, 2022

The course material and the presenters, both were excellent.


May 21, 2020

Very informative course for all especially diabetic patients


Oct 28, 2018

its a very informative and explanatory course about diabetes

By Rohan P - C R F

Apr 9, 2021

very good structured course covering all basics of diabetes

By Songül Y

Jul 17, 2020

Nice course, easy to understand, interesting. I recommend !

By Mohan S

Jul 3, 2020

Learning at door step, simple, useful, and gained knowledge

By Shaik R

May 18, 2020

All you need to know about diabetes if you're not a doctor.


Jan 31, 2022

I found this course very useful. I recommend all to do it.

By Ven C

Nov 19, 2020

Thank you so much for sharing this information. God bless.

By Muhammad N A

Aug 14, 2020

It's really good to learnt essential fact related diabetes

By Abhilansh p

Jul 1, 2020

course was regarding basics of Diabetes.Enjoyed the course

By Popatiya M r

May 22, 2020

I am happy to learning this course. Very important course.

By Jitender K J

Sep 24, 2019

It's an awesome course for the essential facts on Diabetes

By Patrick C

Aug 21, 2023

Thankyou University of Copenhagen for sharing this course

By Andy Y

May 24, 2021

Excellent course material and format! Highly recommended!