Diabetes and the Older Person

Module code: MD7262
Module co-ordinator: Sudesna Chatterjee

This course is aimed at professionals involved in the delivery of diabetes care to the Older Person with diabetes. 

Managing older people with diabetes can often be complex due to the high risk of co-morbidities, delayed diagnosis and hospital acute admissions. Care can also be challenging where patients have dementia. 

Teaching will be based on formal presentations followed by extensive group case study discussions enabling you to adopt a reflective approach to clinical practice supported by academic underpinning.


  • 16 hours of lectures
  • 12 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 120 hours of guided independent study


  • Written assignment, 3,000 words (100%)