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Educational resources for renal medicine

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Diabetes and Metabolism


Diabetes Complications- this interactive module looks at the way diabetes is managed once it has been diagnosed in order to reduce the risk of further complications. Useful for doctors though to newly diagnosed patients.* add to patients and carers and mydiabetesmy way

Time- 16 hours, Level- introductory

Living with Diabetes- This interactive unit introduces the parts of the body and processes involved in the development of diabetes. A good overview of the pphysiology of diabetes. Useful for health professional and patients.* add to patients and carers and mydiabetesmy way

Time- 5 hours. Level - introductory

Obesity- This interactive module looks at the science behind obesity, examining the dietary, physiological and genetic aspects of the topic

Time- 15 hours, Level- intermediate

TUFTS University

Pathophysiology of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

This lecture series cover al the major Diabetes and Endocrinology conditions. For each condition a clear lecture sheet is produced with Goals, learning objectives, diagrams, pictures and references.

University of Edinburgh (need U of E login currently)

Basic Physiology:

Insulin and Energy Metabolism

This interactive CAL discusses aspects of energy metabolism and insulin action

PATHCAL- go to Endocrine systems.

A comprehensive interactive resource with information on patho-physiology and histology of the Endocrine system.

Level- introductory to intermediate

Diabetes Clinical CALS

This series of interactive patient based CALs go through various diabetes clinical scenarios (currently available to univeristy of edinburgh staff only):

Type 1 diagnosis

Type 2 diagnosis

Complications of Diabetes

Insulin Therapy

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetes and Alcohol

My Diabetes My Way

My Diabetes My Way- This resource was developed by NHS Scotland with patient education in mind, but it contains information about diabetes and it management that will also be of use to health professionals. It contains interactive educational tools, games, leaflets , patient testimony videos, links to external resources and much more.

Diabetes Information Plus (NHS Scotland)

Diabetes Info + -is designed as a one-stop-shop for quality assured information for people with diabetes, their families and carers, and interested members of the public but also contains a host of infomration suitable for health professionals.

* add to patients and carers





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