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

Module code: MD7259
Module co-ordinator: David Webb

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

Learning

  • 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

Assessment

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