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The Open University

Living with diabetes

The Open University via OpenLearn

Overview

Living with diabetes is a free course that introduces the parts of the body and processes involved in the development of diabetes.

Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes
  • 1 Defining diabetes
  • 1 Defining diabetes
  • 2 What is diabetes?
  • 2 What is diabetes?
  • 3 Parts of the body and hormones involved in diabetes
  • 3 Parts of the body and hormones involved in diabetes
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Pancreas
  • 3.3 Gut
  • 3.4 Liver
  • 3.5 Muscle
  • 3.6 Fat
  • 3.7 Insulin
  • 3.8 Glucagon
  • 4 How to diagnose diabetes
  • 4 How to diagnose diabetes
  • 5 Classification of diabetes
  • 5 Classification of diabetes
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Type 1 diabetes
  • 5.3 Type 2 diabetes
  • 5.4 Gestational diabetes
  • 5.5 Other forms of diabetes
  • 6 Genes and risk
  • 6 Genes and risk
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Genes
  • 6.3 Risk
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Acknowledgements

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