Diabetes Chronic Complications – Macrovascular Complications and Guidelines

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    115 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a global health issue affecting all age groups. It is a disease that is strongly associated with both microvascular and macrovascular complications like retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy (microvascular) and ischemic heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease (macrovascular) resulting in organ and tissue damage in approximately one third to one-half of people with Diabetes. read more »»

It is becoming increasingly important for primary physicians to be aware of diabetes-related vascular complications as more patients present with insulin resistance and type 2 DM. The opportunities for effective physical therapy interventions such as exercise are significant. This course is intended to provide wide, extensive, and evidence-based knowledge on Diabetes and its complications to the primary care physicians and help them better treat diabetic patients.

Who Should Attend?

  • Family physicians (MBBS, BAMS, BHMS)
  • Graduates

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Appreciate the macrovascular complications of diabetes and understand the pathophysiology of the same
  • Understand the importance of good glycemic control and a holistic approach to preventing the complications
  • Understand the treatment and secondary prevention
  • Discuss the importance of SGLT2 inhibitors, and GLP analogs in offering benefits of CV morbidity and mortality
  • Learn recently updated guidelines about diabetes management


Dr. Vimal Pahuja

Program Supervisor and Head
Diabetes and Obesity Centre of Excellence, Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital.


Dr. Vimal Pahuja is a consultant physician and metabolic specialist with over 16 years of experience, heading the Diabetes and Obesity Centre of Excellence, Dr. LH Hiranandani Hospital.

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