Public Health and Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2012, 29.1 million Americans had Diabetes and 86 million Americans age 20 and older had Pre Diabetes. This course will focus on the medical challenges related to Diabetes and strategies to engage these issues with clients and medical providers in the community. Information on current pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies will be discussed and the cost of the disease. We will cover a brief overview of the physiology, epidemiology, and chronic disease implications of Diabetes and discuss topics on disease risks, health implications, societal norms, and prevention strategies.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Public Health
Public Policy
Number: 
HPP 690D
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018