Clinical Presentation and Management in Diabetes: Glycaemic Control, New and Novel Therapies

Module code: MD7259
Module co-ordinator: David Webb

This course covers the key components of diabetes management and has been specifically developed to provide you with a good understanding of all the current and latest therapeutic developments including the pharmacokinetics of the latest drug therapies, islet cell transplantations, the value of novel therapies such as insulin pumps and bariatric surgery. 

This comprehensive course also includes the role of diet therapy, lifestyle management and the clinical implications of glucose monitoring. The course is constantly updated to reflect the rapidly changing diabetes management agenda.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 13 hours of seminars
  • 3 hours of tutorials
  • 2 hours of demonstrations
  • 13 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 249 hours of guided independent study


  • Exam (20%)
  • 2 written assignments, each 2,000 words (40%+40%)