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Obesity and Weight Management in Diabetes


Leader: Tom Barber

Duration: 4 days

4,000 word assignment to be submitted 12 weeks following the taught sessions

CATS: 20

Code: MH936

This module is designed to provide the opportunity for in-depth study of the nutritional aspects and implementation of dietary therapy and weight management in obesity and diabetes. Participants will also gain knowledge and skills as a basis for evidence based clinical practice.

Topics covered include:

  • The epidemiology and aetiology of obesity
  • A psycho-social perspective of obesity
  • Medical and dietetic management of obesity
  • Physical activity/exercise
  • Different types of dietary therapy in glycaemic control
  • Nutritional requirements in various parts of the life cycle
  • Nutritional implications of alcohol, exercise, micro and macrovascular disease, renal disease and lipid abnormalities
  • Health behaviour change
  • Weight management
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Other options
  • MSc route: available as an option on the MSc Diabetes and MSc Diabetes (Paediatrics) programmes
  • Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a non-accredited course or a Postgraduate Award. Contact us (CPDenquiries at warwick dot ac dot uk) for more information