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Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus

Understand and identify types of diabetes, address complications, and optimize treatment plans.

Course Outcomes:

About the course:

The prevalence of diabetes is increasing worldwide, given the special populations and lifestyle factors. This means that clinical practitioners are likely to see more and more patients with diabetes in their practice, resulting in the need for practitioners who can identify, address, and provide specialized care for diabetes mellitus.

 

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of diabetes management and offer an edge in this competitive healthcare landscape.

 

The Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus is an advanced program that explores various aspects of diabetes care. The program encompasses types of diabetes, epidemiology, pathophysiological intricacies, clinical features, diagnostic guidelines, advanced diagnostic testing, and treatment. At the end of the program, you will be placed at a leading corporate hospital for a 3-month clinical training program to equip you with the necessary skills to manage diabetes in a clinical setting, effectively.

 

Through a systematic curriculum designed by global experts, real-world clinical scenarios, and hands-on clinical training programs, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of diabetes care and contribute to improving patient outcomes.

Curriculum:


Module 1: Foundations of Diabetes Mellitus

1
Introduction to Diabetes Mellitus
2
Pathophysiology of Diabetes
3
Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis
4
Management of Diabetes
5
Monitoring and Follow-up

Module 2: Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management

1
Risk Calculator
2
Hypertension/Blood Pressure Control
3
Lipid Management
4
Statin Treatment
5
Anti-platelet Agents
6
Cardiovascular Diseases

Module 3: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Risk Management

1
CKD
2
Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus and CKD
3
Assessment of Albuminuria and eGFR
4
Diagnosis of Diabetic Kidney Disease
5
Staging of CKD
6
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
7
Surveillance
8
Interventions
9
Referral to Nephrologist

Module 4: Retinopathy, Foot Care

1
Diabetic Retinopathy
2
Neuropathy
3
Foot Care

Module 5: Obesity and Weight Management for Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

1
Assessment
2
Nutrition, Physical Activity, Behavioral Therapy
3
Pharmacotherapy
4
Medical Devices for Weight Loss
5
Metabolic Surgery

Module 6: Diabetes Care in the Hospital Setting

1
Hospital Care Delivery Standards
2
Glycemic Targets for Hospitalized Adults
3
Blood Glucose Monitoring
4
Glucose Lowering Treatment in Hospitalized Patients
5
Hypoglycemia
6
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in Hospital
7
Self-Management in Hospital
8
Standards for Special Situations
9
Transition from Hospital to Ambulatory Settings
10
Preventing Admissions and Readmissions

Module 7: Improving Health Outcomes by Facilitating Positive Health Behavior and Well-being

1
Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
2
Medical Nutrition Therapy
3
Physical Activity
4
Smoking Cessation
5
Supporting Positive Health Behaviors
6
Psychological Care

Who this course is for:

The minimum educational requirement for the Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus is the completion of a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree.

Eligibility – MBBS doctors + Completion of Advance Certificate in Diabetes Mellitus

Knowledge Partner:

In Partnership with Yenepoya University  

A unique blend of academic rigor and industry excellence, the course has been developed in collaboration with Yenepoya University. With Yenepoya University’s academic strengths and Aster DM Healthcare’s industrial eminence, the course provides participants with a holistic learning experience.

Sample Certificate:

FAQ:

The course duration will be 15 months.
Yes. After successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus certificate from Aster Health Academy and Yenepoya University.
Yes, we offer financial aid opportunities for participants.
Here's the structure of our refund policy: 1) A candidate is eligible for 75% refund if the drop out is within 7 days of launch of the program 2) A candidate is eligible for 50% refund if the drop out is within 8- 15 days of launch of the program 3) There is no refund if the drop out is after 15 days of launch.

Academic Team

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali Karamat
Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Dr. Vijaya Sarathi
Professor and Head, Department of Endocrinology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Bengaluru
Dr. Ambanna Gowda
Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, SPARSH Hospital, Bengaluru
Dr. Kavitha Bhat
Senior Consultant in Pediatrics Endocrinology & Diabetes, Aster Hospitals, Bengaluru

Curriculum:


Module 1: Foundations of Diabetes Mellitus

1
Introduction to Diabetes Mellitus
2
Pathophysiology of Diabetes
3
Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis
4
Management of Diabetes
5
Monitoring and Follow-up

Module 2: Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management

1
Risk Calculator
2
Hypertension/Blood Pressure Control
3
Lipid Management
4
Statin Treatment
5
Anti-platelet Agents
6
Cardiovascular Diseases

Module 3: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Risk Management

1
CKD
2
Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus and CKD
3
Assessment of Albuminuria and eGFR
4
Diagnosis of Diabetic Kidney Disease
5
Staging of CKD
6
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
7
Surveillance
8
Interventions
9
Referral to Nephrologist

Module 4: Retinopathy, Foot Care

1
Diabetic Retinopathy
2
Neuropathy
3
Foot Care

Module 5: Obesity and Weight Management for Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

1
Assessment
2
Nutrition, Physical Activity, Behavioral Therapy
3
Pharmacotherapy
4
Medical Devices for Weight Loss
5
Metabolic Surgery

Module 6: Diabetes Care in the Hospital Setting

1
Hospital Care Delivery Standards
2
Glycemic Targets for Hospitalized Adults
3
Blood Glucose Monitoring
4
Glucose Lowering Treatment in Hospitalized Patients
5
Hypoglycemia
6
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in Hospital
7
Self-Management in Hospital
8
Standards for Special Situations
9
Transition from Hospital to Ambulatory Settings
10
Preventing Admissions and Readmissions

Module 7: Improving Health Outcomes by Facilitating Positive Health Behavior and Well-being

1
Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
2
Medical Nutrition Therapy
3
Physical Activity
4
Smoking Cessation
5
Supporting Positive Health Behaviors
6
Psychological Care

FAQ:

The course duration will be 15 months.
Yes. After successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus certificate from Aster Health Academy and Yenepoya University.
Yes, we offer financial aid opportunities for participants.
Here's the structure of our refund policy: 1) A candidate is eligible for 75% refund if the drop out is within 7 days of launch of the program 2) A candidate is eligible for 50% refund if the drop out is within 8- 15 days of launch of the program 3) There is no refund if the drop out is after 15 days of launch.

Duration: 15 Months

Level: advanced

Price:
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Batch Start Date

Apr, 2024

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    Fellowship in Diabetes Mellitus
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