Diabetes: Screening, Diagnosis Classification and Evaluation

  • Skill Level
    expert
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    75 students

What you'll learn

The term Diabetes Mellitus describes a metabolic cum vascular syndrome of multiple etiology characterized by chronic hyperglycemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both leading to changes in both small blood vessels (Microangiopathy) and large blood vessels (Macroangiopathy).
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Diabetes is one of the major problem diagnoses made by family physicians. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to blindness, Neuropathy, kidney failure, and vascular and heart disease. Screening patients before signs and symptoms develop leads to earlier diagnosis and treatment, but may not reduce rates of end-organ damage.

This course will help in learning the criteria for the diagnosis of Diabetes, understand the screening methods for diabetes, and understand the types of diabetes and differentiate between each type.

Who Should Attend?

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

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • Learn the criteria for the diagnosis of Diabetes
  • Understand the screening methods for diabetes
  • Understand the types of diabetes and differentiate between each type”

Instructor

Dr. Vimal Pahuja

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


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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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