• Deakin University

HND701.2 Metabolism and Diabetes

Explore the metabolism, symptoms and diagnosis of diabetes.

824 enrolled on this course

HND701.2 Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Examine the metabolism of people with diabetes

Examine the foundations of normal metabolism, as well as metabolism in different states: fed, fasting and exercise. Analyse the effects of glucose and insulin.

This course is the second of five which make-up the Deakin University unit, HND701 Pathophysiology of Diabetes. It is part of the Deakin Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education, one of the first degrees to be offered on FutureLearn.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Cath is a credentialed diabetes nurse educator with a special interest in diabetes and pregnancy. She works clinically in this field which enhances her academic role and passion for educating students

Dr Virginia Hagger is a RN-CDE, who has worked in the diabetes field as a clinician, program manager and researcher. She is the Course Leader for the Grad Cert in Diabetes Education.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021