Oxidative Stress in Diabetic Retinopathy

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Key concepts covered include:

Objectives of the course include the following aspects:

  • Metabolic disturbances in diabetes leading to the development of Oxidative stress
  • Hyperglycaemia induced oxidative stress & pathological changes in the retina
  • Microvascular complications of diabetes – Diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy caused by oxidative stress
  • Role of antioxidants both endogenous and exogenous in modulating oxidative stress in the retina
  • Current treatment options targeting oxidative stress in diabetic retinopathy
  • Modulation of OS through antioxidants

A thorough understanding of the above is considered very important for the successful management of patients with diabetes.

What you'll learn

In the course on oxidative stress in diabetic retinopathy, the following aspects, we learned on diabetes are important as a prerequisite:

  • Metabolic disturbances in diabetes leading to the development of Oxidative stress
  • Hyperglycemia induced oxidative stress & pathological changes in the retina
  • Diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy both caused by oxidative stress.
  • Role of antioxidants both endogenous and exogenous in modulating oxidative stress in the retina
  • Current treatment options targeting oxidative stress in diabetic retinopathy
  • Empowering the patient: Patient education in the management of diabetes

Who should attend?

  • Physicians and health care specialists involved in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes

Instructor

Prof. Grace George

Retired Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa


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George G completed her Ph.D. in 1980 from Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore. India. Currently, she is working as a Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Health Sciences at Walter Sisulu University, South Africa. Many Post-graduate students graduated under her supervision and she has several publications and presentations to her credit.

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Instructor

Prof. Grace George

Retired Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa


4/5

George G completed her Ph.D. in 1980 from Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore. India. Currently, she is working as a Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Health Sciences at Walter Sisulu University, South Africa. Many Post-graduate students graduated under her supervision and she has several publications and presentations to her credit.

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