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Post Graduate Program in Diabetes Mellitus

Master diabetes care: From diagnosis to optimal treatment and prevention of complications

Course Outcomes:

About the course:

In the face of India’s staggering rise in diabetes cases, healthcare professionals are at the forefront of a critical battle. With the nation dubbed the ‘diabetes capital of the world,’ the demand for specialized care has never been more critical. Given that the diabetic population is projected to rise further, healthcare professionals must equip themselves with specialized skills to meet this growing demand effectively.

 

The Post Graduate Program in Diabetes Mellitus is designed meticulously for AYUSH professionals seeking to deepen their understanding and expertise in diabetes care. Our curriculum covers a wide spectrum of topics, including epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic guidelines, treatment options, and complications. Through engaging e-learning modules, video lectures, and real-world clinical scenarios, participants gain valuable insights and knowledge to effectively diagnose, manage, and prevent diabetes.

 

This program helps healthcare professionals gain a competitive edge in the healthcare landscape and contribute significantly to improving patient outcomes in diabetes care.

 

Curriculum:


Module 1: Introduction to Diabetes

1
Definition of Diabetes
2
History of Diabetes
3
Classification of Diabetes

Module 2: Epidemiology of Diabetes

1
Global Prevalence
2
Epidemiology of complications
3
Diabetes Risk Factors

Module 3: Normal Anatomy and Physiology

1
The digestive process
2
Anatomy of the Pancreas
3
Physiology of Blood Glucose Regulation

Module 4: Biochemistry of Metabolism

1
Glucose Metabolism
2
Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
3
Lipid Metabolism

Module 5: Role of Insulin in Metabolism

1
Glucoregulatory hormones
2
Effects of Insulin on metabolism
3
Effects of insulin-deprived or dysfunctional state on glucose, protein, and lipid metabolism

Module 6: Pathophysiology of Diabetes

1
Risk Factors for Diabetes
2
Insulin Resistance
3
Insulin Insufficiency
4
Genetics of Diabetes
5
Immunology of Diabetes
6
Special types of Diabetes

Module 7: Clinical Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus

1
Overview of Diabetes Classification and Common Features
2
Clinical Manifestations of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
3
Clinical Features of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
5
Special Types of Diabetes Mellitus
6
Impact on systems

Module 8: Advanced Diagnosis of Diabetes

1
Advanced Diagnostic Criteria
2
Novel Biomarkers and Diagnostic Tools
3
Imaging Techniques and Assessment
4
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems
5
Challenges in Diagnosis and Interpretation
6
Integrative Diagnostic Approach
7
Emerging Trends and Future Diagnostics

Module 9: Lifestyle Modifications and Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus

1
Understanding Lifestyle’s Role in Diabetes
2
Dietary Management and Nutritional Interventions
3
Physical Activity and Exercise Guidelines
4
Behavioural Strategies for Lifestyle Modifications
5
Integrating Lifestyle Modifications into Clinical Practice
6
Public Health Approaches and Community Interventions

Module 10: Pharmacotherapy for Diabetes

1
Oral Antidiabetic Agents
2
Injectable Antidiabetic Medications
3
Combination Therapies and Treatment Algorithms
4
Adverse Effects and Management of Medications

Module 11: Transitioning to Insulin Therapy

1
Insulin Therapy: Physiology, Administration, and Advanced Strategies
2
Types of Insulin and Their Characteristics
3
Insulin Delivery Methods and Devices
4
Initiation and Titration of Insulin Therapy
5
Practical Aspects of Insulin Therapy
6
Advanced Insulin Strategies and Emerging Technologies
7
Managing Special Scenarios with Insulin

Module 12: Diabetes Management in Specific Populations

1
Children and Adolescents
2
Older Adults
3
Post-Transplant DM

Module 13: Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy

1
Diabetes in Pregnancy
2
Glycaemic Targets in Pregnancy
3
Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
4
Management of Pre-existing Type 1 Diabetes / Type 2 Diabetes in Preg
5
Pre-eclampsia and Aspirin
6
Pregnancy and Drug Considerations
7
Post-partum Care

Module 14: Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management

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

Module 15: 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 16: Retinopathy; Neuropathy; Foot Care

1
Diabetic Retinopathy
2
Neuropathy
3
Foot Care

Module 17: Obesity and Weight Management for Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

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

Module 18: Diabetes Care in the Hospital Setting

1
Hospital Care Delivery Standards
2
Glycaemic Targets for Hospitalized Adults
3
Blood Glucose Monitoring
4
Glucose Lowering Treatment in Hospitalized Patients
5
Hypoglycaemia
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 19: 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 Behaviours
6
Psychological Care

Who this course is for:

This course is tailored specifically for AYUSH doctors who are looking to upskill themselves in Diabetes Mellitus. This course helps doctors acquire the essential knowledge for the management of Diabetes Mellitus.

Knowledge Partner:

N/A

Sample Certificate:

FAQ:

Yes, our online platform allows participants to access course materials at their convenience, enabling a flexible learning experience that can be tailored to individual schedules.
Yes, we do offer financial aid to support individuals interested in enrolling in our course.
You will be awarded a certificate of completion after successfully completing all the learning modules and the grand assessment.
The final assessment comprises 30 multiple choice questions. You are allowed three attempts for the test, and you need to secure at least a 50% score for the successful completion of the course.
Our refund policy is structured as follows: You are eligible for a 75% refund if you drop out within 7 days of the program launch, a 50% refund if you drop out within 8-15 days of the program launch, and there is no refund if you drop out after 15 days of the program launch.

Curriculum:


Module 1: Introduction to Diabetes

1
Definition of Diabetes
2
History of Diabetes
3
Classification of Diabetes

Module 2: Epidemiology of Diabetes

1
Global Prevalence
2
Epidemiology of complications
3
Diabetes Risk Factors

Module 3: Normal Anatomy and Physiology

1
The digestive process
2
Anatomy of the Pancreas
3
Physiology of Blood Glucose Regulation

Module 4: Biochemistry of Metabolism

1
Glucose Metabolism
2
Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
3
Lipid Metabolism

Module 5: Role of Insulin in Metabolism

1
Glucoregulatory hormones
2
Effects of Insulin on metabolism
3
Effects of insulin-deprived or dysfunctional state on glucose, protein, and lipid metabolism

Module 6: Pathophysiology of Diabetes

1
Risk Factors for Diabetes
2
Insulin Resistance
3
Insulin Insufficiency
4
Genetics of Diabetes
5
Immunology of Diabetes
6
Special types of Diabetes

Module 7: Clinical Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus

1
Overview of Diabetes Classification and Common Features
2
Clinical Manifestations of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
3
Clinical Features of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
5
Special Types of Diabetes Mellitus
6
Impact on systems

Module 8: Advanced Diagnosis of Diabetes

1
Advanced Diagnostic Criteria
2
Novel Biomarkers and Diagnostic Tools
3
Imaging Techniques and Assessment
4
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems
5
Challenges in Diagnosis and Interpretation
6
Integrative Diagnostic Approach
7
Emerging Trends and Future Diagnostics

Module 9: Lifestyle Modifications and Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus

1
Understanding Lifestyle’s Role in Diabetes
2
Dietary Management and Nutritional Interventions
3
Physical Activity and Exercise Guidelines
4
Behavioural Strategies for Lifestyle Modifications
5
Integrating Lifestyle Modifications into Clinical Practice
6
Public Health Approaches and Community Interventions

Module 10: Pharmacotherapy for Diabetes

1
Oral Antidiabetic Agents
2
Injectable Antidiabetic Medications
3
Combination Therapies and Treatment Algorithms
4
Adverse Effects and Management of Medications

Module 11: Transitioning to Insulin Therapy

1
Insulin Therapy: Physiology, Administration, and Advanced Strategies
2
Types of Insulin and Their Characteristics
3
Insulin Delivery Methods and Devices
4
Initiation and Titration of Insulin Therapy
5
Practical Aspects of Insulin Therapy
6
Advanced Insulin Strategies and Emerging Technologies
7
Managing Special Scenarios with Insulin

Module 12: Diabetes Management in Specific Populations

1
Children and Adolescents
2
Older Adults
3
Post-Transplant DM

Module 13: Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy

1
Diabetes in Pregnancy
2
Glycaemic Targets in Pregnancy
3
Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
4
Management of Pre-existing Type 1 Diabetes / Type 2 Diabetes in Preg
5
Pre-eclampsia and Aspirin
6
Pregnancy and Drug Considerations
7
Post-partum Care

Module 14: Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management

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

Module 15: 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 16: Retinopathy; Neuropathy; Foot Care

1
Diabetic Retinopathy
2
Neuropathy
3
Foot Care

Module 17: Obesity and Weight Management for Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

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

Module 18: Diabetes Care in the Hospital Setting

1
Hospital Care Delivery Standards
2
Glycaemic Targets for Hospitalized Adults
3
Blood Glucose Monitoring
4
Glucose Lowering Treatment in Hospitalized Patients
5
Hypoglycaemia
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 19: 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 Behaviours
6
Psychological Care

FAQ:

Yes, our online platform allows participants to access course materials at their convenience, enabling a flexible learning experience that can be tailored to individual schedules.
Yes, we do offer financial aid to support individuals interested in enrolling in our course.
You will be awarded a certificate of completion after successfully completing all the learning modules and the grand assessment.
The final assessment comprises 30 multiple choice questions. You are allowed three attempts for the test, and you need to secure at least a 50% score for the successful completion of the course.
Our refund policy is structured as follows: You are eligible for a 75% refund if you drop out within 7 days of the program launch, a 50% refund if you drop out within 8-15 days of the program launch, and there is no refund if you drop out after 15 days of the program launch.

Duration: 9 Months

Level: advanced

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Batch Start Date

May, 2024

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    Post Graduate Program in Diabetes Mellitus
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