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EMPOWER

E-Learning platform to expand the reach of EASD’s educational goal to disseminate knowledge and proficiency in diabetes research and care worldwide.

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AIM

To educate, inform and engage healthcare professionals around the world by addressing standard themes in practical diabetology as well as novel and complex themes in modern diabetology that overlap with other medical disciplines.

FORMAT

Comprehensive online courses divided into a series of modules which have been built and reviewed with experts from around the world and provide case based online education with engaging interactive multi-media content including expert videos, audios, animations and more.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Healthcare professionals worldwide interested in diabetes research and care.

ACTIVITIES

COMING SOON:

  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE ALREADY AVAILABLE ON THE EASD E-LEARNING PLATFORM:

Therapeutic inertia

Therapeutic inertia has been implicated as a significant contributory factor in suboptimal diabetes management. This course uses a Q&A format to explore the phenomenon, with particular focus on primary care.

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GLP-1 receptor agonists

From obscure origins in studies of lizard saliva, GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) have become a staple of type 2 diabetes treatment. This course examines the ways in which they can aid type 2 diabetes management.

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Islet transplantation

Transplants of insulin-producing islets offer the hope of glucose regulation without daily insulin injections. This course looks at advances in this exciting field of diabetes treatment and the challenges still to come.

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Diabetes and the Hajj

Hajj, the world’s oldest and largest mass gathering, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. This course considers it in a clinical context, examining how people with diabetes can be supported to perform the rites safely.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis

This course gives you the tools you need to identify and treat diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and to support your patients in avoiding this potentially life-threatening complication.

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Pregestational Diabetes

Introduction to the treatment and management of women with pre-existing diabetes before, during and after their pregnancy.

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Time in Range

Introduction to time in range, a new concept in glycaemic management that challenges the role of HbA1c.

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Adjunct Therapies

Introduction to the current unmet need in type 1 diabetes and explores trial data in the use of adjunct therapies including pramlintide, metformin, liraglutide and SGLT-2 inhibitors.

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Hyperglycaemia in Type 2 Diabetes

Introduction to the updated 2018 ADA and EASD consensus report on the management of hyperglycaemia. 

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Technology and Type 1 Diabetes

This course discusses insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring using real life examples to help you understand how this technology works optimally.

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SGLT-2 Inhibitors

Introduction to the SGLT-2 drug class. From the physiology and key outcome trials to their potential role in the management of type 1 diabetes. 

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Gestational Diabetes

Introduction to the epidemiology and current screening controversies of GDM. Treatment, management and the long-term follow-up of women with GDM are also covered.

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Diabetes and Ramadan

Course designed to help you learn how to treat people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes before, during and after Ramadan.

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Diabetes and the Kidney

Course created to introduce you to the diagnosis, consequences and treatment of diabetic kidney (diabetic nephropathy).

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Introduction to the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes

Introduction to the mechanisms by which the autoimmune destruction of beta cells in the pancreatic islets of Langerhans occur which lead to the development of type 1 diabetes.

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The Diabetic Foot

Overview of diabetic foot disease, exploring in detail some of the common characteristics and difficulties this important complication of diabetes can give rise to.

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Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes

introduction to the epidemiology and diagnosis of type 1 diabetes as well as to encourage you to start examining the possible causes of type 1 diabetes.

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Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes

Introduction to the implications diabetes can have on cardiovascular health.

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