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Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

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Approx. 22 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction and epidemiology of diabetes

4 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Course Information10m
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Epidemiology of Diabetes18m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Obesity and Prevention of Diabetes

4 videos (Total 61 min), 1 quiz
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose

3 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
Week
4
1 hour to complete

The incretins

3 videos (Total 37 min), 1 quiz
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Top reviews from Diabetes - a Global Challenge

By ARNov 23rd 2018

It was really informative and I learnt a lot about Diabetes as a disease. Thanks so much such wonderful lectures. I would definitely recommend this course to my friends.

By SSNov 14th 2017

Great Course. I found week 3-7 very much informative. Overall, the spoken English was good. Course material was excellent! In my last week. Let's see, what happens.

Instructors

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Jens Juul Holst

Professor, MD, DMSc
Department of Biomedical Sciences & NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
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Signe Sørensen Torekov

Associate Professor, MSc, PhD
Department of Biomedical Sciences & NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
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Nicolai Jacob Wewer Albrechtsen

MD, GCSRT, PhD student
Department of Biomedical Sciences & NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research

About University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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