Certificate Course in Diabetes Management

The syllabus is divided into 4 modules :

Module 1: Diabetes Basics

Module 1: Diabetes Basics.

  1. Introduction, Definition, History and Epidemiology of Diabetes.
  2. Classification And Aetiopathogenesis of Diabetes.
  3. Diagnosis,Symptoms, Signs and Investigations in Diabetes.
  4. Metabolic Syndrome.
  5. Prevention of Diabetes.
  6. Understanding Glycemia, Monitoring of Glycemic Control.
  7. Developing Strategy for Management : A Case Study.
  8. Patient education, Behavioural Aspects & Health Care Delivery.
  9. Diet Modifications.
  10. Exercise and Yoga in Diabetes.

Module 1: Objective

  • To learn epidemiology of Diabetes.
  • To learn the basics of Diabetes –Etiopathogenesis, Signs and Symptoms and Diagnosis of Diabetes.
  • To learn the basic difference between type 1 and type 2 Diabetes.
  • To learn Preventive measures for Diabetes.

Module 1: Outcome

  • Doctors can diagnose Diabetes very easily.
  • Doctors can advice general public for prevention of Diabetes.
  • Learn the exact symptomatology to differentiate between type 1 and type 2 Diabetes.
  • Start the first line of treatment for the patient as soon as he is diagnosed with Diabetes.

Module 2: Diabetes and Core Therapy

Module 2: Diabetes and Core Therapy

  1. Metformin
  2. Sulfonylurea and Meglitinides
  3. Pioglitazone
  4. Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors and Bromocriptine
  5. Management of Obesity
  6. Post Prandial Hyperglycemia
  7. Insulin Treatment in Clinical Practice
  8. Monitoring of Blood glucose and Self Monitoring
  9. Preventing Diabetic Ulcer and Diabetic Foot
  10. Intensive Glycemic Control: Lessons from recent trials

Module 2: Objective

  • To learn basic /traditional treatment for diabetic patients.
  • To learn self-help to diabetic patients by exercise and yoga.
  • To learn how to manage obesity.
  • To learn of basics of insulin therapy.

Module 2: Outcome

  • Learn drug dosages of basic medicines to treat Diabetes.
  • Learn latest known side effects and of basic drugs to use them more safely.
  • Learn the limitations of traditional drugs in Diabetes.
  • Students should have learned self-help in Diabetes like exercise and yoga, diet modifications and management of obesity.

Module 3: Diabetes and Advance Therapy

Module 3: Diabetes and Advance Therapy

  1. Incretin based therapy in Management of Diabetes.
  2. Intensification of Insulin Therapy (Including Analogues).
  3. Management of Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin Pumps.
  4. Hypoglycemia in Diabetic.
  5. Management of Hypertension in Diabetes.
  6. Dyslipidemia.
  7. Diabetic Dyslipidemia.
  8. How to manage Diabetes in Pregnancy?
  9. Vitamin D Deficiency.
  10. Diabetes and Testosterone Deficiency.

Module 3: Objective

  • To learn advance therapy in Diabetes.
  • To learn more modern /latest drugs available to treat Diabetes.
  • To learn Diabetes and other co-morbid conditions.
  • To learn how to manage Diabetes in pregnancy.

Module 3: Outcome

  • Learn drug dosages of latest medicines to treat Diabetes
  • Learn the latest surveys and studies conducted across the globe to know more about most modern drugs in Diabetes treatment
  • Learn to prevent, diagnose & treat the co-morbid conditions in Diabetes like hypertension, dyslipidemia, Vitamin D deficiency, testosterone deficiency etc
  • Learn about latest available insulin – its dosages, effects, side effects and limitations

Module 4: Diabetes and Complications

Module 4: Diabetes and Advance Therapy

  1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis & Hyperosmolar Non-ketotic state (HONK).
  2. Diabetes and Infections.
  3. Diabetic Nephropathy.
  4. PCOD.
  5. Diabetic Retinopathy.
  6. Coronary Artery Disease in Diabetes.
  7. Novel Cardiovascular Risk Markers.
  8. Diabetic Neuropathy.
  9. Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy and Sexual Problems in Diabetic Patients.
  10. Diabetic Foot.

Module 4: Objective

  • To learn different complications of Diabetes.
  • To learn how to prevent the complications.
  • To learn how to diagnose and treat the complications.
  • To learn the management of diabetic foot.

Module 4: Outcome

  • Learn to prevent, diagnose and treat the complication of Diabetes like nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy and coronary artery disease in diabetic patients.
  • Learn drugs and their dosages to treat infections in Diabetes.
  • Learn about autonomic neuropathy and Sexual Problems in Diabetic Patients.
  • Learn about diabetic foot – its diagnosis, systemic and local treatment, and its limitations.