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iheed Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes in Primary Care

Warwick Medical School
1 year
Graduate diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
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About this program

iheed Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes in Primary Care

This Postgraduate Diploma champions Interprofessional Education (IPE). IPE aims to enhance the ability of healthcare professionals from different disciplines to work together effectively, improving the quality of patient care. An interprofessional/ transmural care approach is essential in diabetes management and as such this program has collectively trained Endocrinologists, GPs, Family Physicians, Hospital and Practice Nurses, Pharmacists and Dieticians.

This blended learning program, in partnership with the University of Warwick's Medical School, offers state-of-the-art learning opportunities that can be accessed anytime, anywhere, across multiple platforms and devices. It is the ideal way to further your knowledge and career in diabetes management.

Why study the iheed Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes?

  • Obtain a leading-edge understanding of all aspects of diabetes
  • Enhance your skills and confidence in the diagnosis, treatment, management and care of people with diabetes
  • Become a key opinion leader in diabetes
  • Become a recognised diabetes expert within your community
  • Obtain a recognised postgraduate qualification from a top UK university
  • Secure local CME accreditation
  • Augment your career progression
  • Study on a program with a 91% satisfaction rating
  • Engage in state-of-the-art distance education designed for busy healthcare professionals

Program content

Core Principles of Diabetes

  • The global epidemiology and burden of diabetes
  • Diabetes diagnosis
  • Screening for diabetes
  • Prevention of diabetes and prediabetes
  • Classification of diabetes
  • Evidence-based medicine

Treatment of Diabetes

  • Rationale for evidenced based treatment of diabetes
  • Diabetes and primary care
  • Drug treatments
  • Using insulin and CSII
  • Surgery to treat diabetes
  • Diabetes in children and adolescents

Self-Management of Diabetes

  • Patient empowerment
  • Psychology and behavioural change
  • Structured education programs
  • Physical activity
  • Self-monitoring and sick days
  • Acute complications

Microvascular Complications

  • Pathophysiology of microvascular complications of diabetes
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Foot care in diabetes
  • Introduction to primary, secondary and tertiary complications

Macrovascular Complications

  • Pathophysiology of macrovascular complications
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD)
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Treatment of hypertension and hyperlipidaemia
  • Primary and secondary prevention of macrovascular complications

Diabetes in Special Circumstances

  • Diabetes and pregnancy (including Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM )
  • Diabetes in later life
  • Sports and travel
  • Ramadan and Hajj
  • Mental health issues
  • Organisation of Diabetes & Chronic Care Model Revisited


Participants receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes in Primary Care accredited locally, and by the University of Warwick - a globally renowned centre of excellence in diabetes education.

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Warwick Medical School

Established in 2000, Warwick Medical School (WMS) forms part of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine at the University of Warwick. We are home to the UK's largest graduate-entry MB ChB programme and have two undergraduate courses on offer,...

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Warwick Medical School

University of Warwick
CV4 7AL Coventry
United Kingdom

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