Diabetes Mellitus (PHAR7123)

UNIT OF STUDY

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; pharmacological and non-pharmacological management; the role of the specialist diabetes pharmacist in management and education of patients and other health care practitioners; public health approaches to the prevention of diabetes; management and prevention of co-morbidities.

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Classes

Classes will delivered through on-line discussions, case studies and role plays.

Assessment

On-line quizzes, satisfactory participation in on-line discussions.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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