We've changed the way you complete courses
In response to user feedback we have simplified the way courses can be completed.
Until now you needed to complete the topics and modules in order, from start to finish. But from today you can complete them in any order you wish.
Just visit any topic that interests you, and when you are ready mark it as completed by clicking the green 'Mark complete' button at the bottom of the page.
Once you have completed all of the topics in a module an assessment will be provided for you.
Complete all the assessments to finish the course.
From obscure origins in studies of lizard saliva, GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) have become a staple of type 2 diabetes treatment. This course examines the ways in which they can aid type 2 diabetes management.
In module 1, we introduce you to the incretin hormone GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1), its physiology, pathophysiology and mechanisms of action. We also appraise trial data on the use of GLP-1RAs to treat type 2 diabetes.
In module 2, we take a closer look at the role GLP-1 plays in the cardiovascular system and the therapeutic potential of GLP-1RAs to improve cardiovascular outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.
Module 3 takes a closer look at the potential use of GLP-1RAs to treat obesity and its complications, with particular focus on non-alcohol related fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcohol related steatohepatitis (NASH).
How to complete one of our courses
Once enrolled on a course, you can access the content in any order you wish. Having started a module, you can browse the contents using the ‘CONTENT AND YOUR PROGRESS’ table on the left side of the page. In order to complete the module you need to click the Complete button displayed at the bottom of each topic page.
There is a marked assessment at the end of each module. To gain access to the assessment, all topic pages need to have been marked complete.
If at any time you need help, wish to contact us or provide feedback, access the toolbar to the right of the screen and a number of options will appear.