Reversing Diabetes: Fact or Fiction?
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
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Join the debate around weight loss and type 2 diabetes remission
There is a growing prevalence of diseases which can be directly linked to our modern lifestyle and diet. Research into preventing and reversing type 2 diabetes is now heavily focused on obesity and weight loss.
On this course, you will explore the physiological effects of weight gain and weight loss. You will consider what is meant by type 2 diabetes prevention, remission, reversal and cure.
You will also examine how those living with type 2 diabetes can help themselves, as well as the role of healthcare professionals in supporting self-management.
What topics will you cover?
- Seeing the wood for the trees: defining what we mean by prevention, remission, reversal and cure.
- Weight management: a look at the physiological effects of weight loss in people with Type 2 Diabetes.
- Improving and supporting self-management.
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals with a general interest in diabetes who are looking to upskill themselves or eventually take a full diabetes postgraduate qualification.
The course will also be of interest to people looking to manage their own type 2 diabetes or those keen to prevent it from developing.
Who will you learn with?
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