This course gives you an overview of diabetic foot disease, while exploring in detail some of the common characteristics and difficulties this important but sometimes neglected complication of diabetes can give rise to.
In this course, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring are discussed using real life examples to help you understand how this technology works optimally. The third module considers the development of and clinical trials involving the closed loop.
This course has been developed to introduce you to the mechanisms by which the autoimmune destruction of beta cells in the pancreatic islets of Langerhans occur which lead to the development of type 1 diabetes.
Transplants of insulin-producing islets offer the hope of glucose regulation without the need for daily insulin injections. This course looks at advances in this exciting field of diabetes treatment and the challenges still to come.
People with type 2 diabetes exhibit a huge variety of characteristics, making understanding the condition in phenotypic terms a complex business. This course highlights just how important such efforts are to the pursuit of patient-centred care and precision medicine.