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Deakin University

Demystifying Diabetes

Deakin University via FutureLearn



Diabetes is recognised as the world’s fastest growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with it worldwide.

This online course draws on up-to-date research, and the real-life experiences of clinicians and people with diabetes, to address the question: “What is diabetes?”

You’ll explore the history, types, causes and treatment of diabetes and get a free taste of Deakin University’s postgraduate degree in Diabetes Education, which can be done entirely on FutureLearn.

This course is targeted at:

  • people wanting to understand the causes, types and treatment of diabetes
  • health professionals wanting to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes.

Taught by

Catharine McNamara and Rhonda Brown


4.5 rating, based on 4 Class Central reviews

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  • Subiaa Awad

    Subiaa Awad completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    it is best choice to begin amazing course simple and give me the basic i need i encourage all who want to understand diabetes start with this course.
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    Jayendra Singh

    Jayendra Singh is taking this course right now.

    I am taking it to improve clinical knowledge
    At my practice it is really helpful and knowledge enhancing course at practice

    DARSHITA CHAUHAN completed this course.

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