Diabetes Mellitus (PHAR7123)


This unit of study covers the physiology and pathophysiology of the regulation of glucose metabolism; aetiology, treatment and monitoring of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes including interpretation of relevant clinical and laboratory tests; evidence-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological management; management and prevention of co-morbidities, public health approaches to the prevention of diabetes, the role of the specialist diabetes pharmacist supporting self-management, education and medication management of patients.

Further unit of study information


Content will be provided through self-directed on line learning modules with associated cases and classes through on-line discussions.


Participation in on-line discussions, learning portfolio and assignments (100%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.