课程信息
Diabetes and obesity are growing health problems in rich and poor countries alike. With this course you will get updated on cutting-edge diabetes and obesity research including biological, genetic and clinical aspects as well as prevention and epidemiology of diabetes and obesity. All lectures are provided by high-profile scientists from one the world's leading universities in diabetes research. This course is part of the EIT Health Campus programme. We hope you will enjoy our course. Best Wishes Jens Juul Holst, Signe Sørensen Torekov and Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen Department of Biomedical Sciences Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Copenhagen
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Introduction and epidemiology of diabetes

We are delighted to be able to welcome you to Diabetes – a Global Challenge. In module 1, we will focus on the epidemiology of diabetes and obesity which we lead us to this week discussion topic: "What the greatest diabetes challenges of our time might be in your opinion?" You can either post your opinion as text or as a link to a short video statement....
Reading
4 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Epidemiology of Diabetes - Part I, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen7m
Epidemiology of Diabetes - Part II, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen12m
Epidemiology of Diabetes - Part III, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen5m
Reading2 readings
Course Information10m
Readings and Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Epidemiology of Diabetes18m

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1 hour to complete

Obesity and Prevention of Diabetes

We will start module 2 together by discussing physical activity, its influence on obesity, insulin resistance and the prevention of diabetes....
Reading
4 videos (Total 61 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Physical activity and its influence on obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes - Part II, by Professor Bente Stallknecht22m
Physical activity and its influence on obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes - Part lll, by Professor Bente Stallknecht15m
Physical Activity and Weight Management, interview with Dr. Robert Ross9m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Obesity and Prevention of Diabetes16m

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Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose

During module 3 we will focus on physiological
 regulation of plasma glucose. Professor Jens Juul Holst will guide you through the complex regulation of glucose in humans. This will be difficult but hang on you will see the usefulness of what you learn in this module during the subsequent modules where we will discuss the incretins and treatment of hyperglycaemia....
Reading
3 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose - Part II, by Professor Jens Juul Holst16m
Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose - Part III, by Professor Jens Juul Holst9m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Physiological Regulation of Plasma Glucose 20m

4

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1 hour to complete

The incretins

Incretin biology is now applied in treating subjects with diabetes and recently approved by the FDA for weight reduction. But what do they do? Don't hesitate to start watching the videos because in this module you will learn all about the incretin lead by Professor Jens Juul Holst....
Reading
3 videos (Total 37 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
The Incretins - Part 2, by Professor Jens Juul Holst9m
The Incretins - Part 3, by Professor Jens Juul Holst18m
Quiz1 practice exercises
The Incretins30m

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3 hours to complete

Clinical manifestation of Diabetes and Treatment

We hope that you enjoyed the previous modules about glucose regulation and incretin biology though they may seem more advanced compared to the first modules. We hope you stay with us and learn more about Clinical Manifestation of Diabetes and Treatment by Professor Allan Vaag and Treatment of Hyperglycemia by Professor Sten Madsbad....
Reading
8 videos (Total 121 min), 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
Clinical Manifestations of Diabetes and Treatment - Part 2, by Professor Allan Vaag11m
Clinical Manifestations of Diabetes and Treatment - Part 3, by Professor Allan Vaag22m
The relation between diabetes and obesity, by Professor Thorkild Sørensen15m
Treatment of Hyperglycaemia with Oral Antidiabetic Agents in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - Part 1, by Sten Madsbad14m
Treatment of Hyperglycaemia with Oral Antidiabetic Agents in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - Part 2, by Sten Madsbad8m
Treatment of Hyperglycaemia with Oral Antidiabetic Agents in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - Part 3, by Sten Madsbad16m
Treatment of Hyperglycaemia with Oral Antidiabetic Agents in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - Part 4, by Sten Madsbad7m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Clinical manifestation of Diabetes and treatment 20m
Treatment of Hyperglycaemia with Oral Antidiabetic Agents in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 18m

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Inflammatory Beta-cell Destruction in Diabetes

Inflammatory beta-cell destruction in diabetes by professor Thomas Mandrup-Poulsen. During this module we Professor Mandrup-Poulsen will guide you through cytokines mediated destruction of the pancreatic beta-cells furthermore their potentiality as drugs targets. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 46 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Inflammatory Beta-cell Destruction in Diabetes - Part 2, by Professor Thomas-Mandrup Poulsen18m
Inflammatory Beta-cell Destruction in Diabetes - Part 3, by Professor Thomas Mandrup-Poulsen19m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Inflammatory Beta-cell Destruction in Diabetes22m

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1 hour to complete

Genetic Aspects of Diabetes

Genetics are important for understanding and treating diabetes. In this module Professor Torben Hansen will discuss the genetic aspects of diabetes...
Reading
4 videos (Total 56 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Genetic Aspects of Non-autoimmune Diabetes - Part 2, by Professor Torben Hansen8m
Genetic Aspects of Non-autoimmune Diabetes - Part 3, by Professor Torben Hansen20m
Genetic Aspects of Non-autoimmune Diabetes - Part 4, by Professor Torben Hansen20m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Genetic Aspects of Diabetes20m

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26 minutes to complete

Translational Aspects

Translational medicine? Learn more by watching our new module by Assistant Professor Torekov. In this module we will discuss two cases of translational aspects to highlight its importance. In other words we will go from bench to bedside....
Reading
2 videos (Total 20 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Translational Aspect - Part 2, by Assistant Professor Signe Torekov7m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Translational Aspects6m

9

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1 hour to complete

Development of antidiabetic agents

Have you ever thought "how to develop a antidiabetic agent?" Professor Birgitte Holst will take you through some potential drug targets and how to use G-protein coupled receptor for treatment of diabetes....
Reading
2 videos (Total 24 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Development of antidiabetic agents - Part 2, by Professor Birgitte Holst13m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Development of antidiabetic agents26m

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1 hour to complete

Stem Cell Based Therapy of Diabetes

Module 10 will focus on 'Stem Cell Based Therapy of Diabetes' and the question 'What are the advantages and disadvantages in cell therapy of diabetes?' is raised by Professor Ole Dragsbæk-Madsen. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 48 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Stem Cell Based Therapy of Diabetes - Part 2, by Professor Ole Dragsbæk Madsen9m
Stem Cell Based Therapy of Diabetes - Part 3, by Professor Ole Dragsbæk Madsen25m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Stem Cell Based Therapy of Diabetes20m

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1 hour to complete

Exercise – How Does it Work?

Exercise has many beneficial effects - but how does it actually work? Professor Bente Klarlund will take you through the latest scientific research on how the exercise of skeletal muscles affect our organs and entire body....
Reading
3 videos (Total 44 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
The Muscle as an Endocrine Organ, by Professor Bente Klarlund Pedersen13m
The Role of Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes, by Professor Bente Klarlund Pedersen14m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Exercise – how does it work?18m

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2 hours to complete

Peer Graded Assignment

Try to summarize all what you have learned watching these modules and have fun with writing a peer-graded assignment. The goal is simply to integrate what you have learned and put this together in a practical solution based manner. ...
Reading
1 reading, 1 quiz
Reading1 readings
Continue your studies at University of Copenhagen10m
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Top Reviews

By CEJan 10th 2016

great one but my certificate is over .... I just enrolled for a second time just to learn about the research advanced without sending homework and my passed certificate is over ....

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
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Signe Sørensen Torekov

Associate Professor, MSc, PhD
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Nicolai Jacob Wewer Albrechtsen

MD, GCSRT, PhD student

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