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MH936 - Obesity and Weight Management in Diabetes

  • Module code: MH936
  • Module name: Obesity and Weight Management in Diabetes
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

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

Timetabled teaching activities

4 days

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/med/study/cpd/module_index/mh936

Other essential notes

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

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH936-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B906) - Year 6
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 2
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 3
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 4
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 5
  • MSc in Diabetes (B907) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 2
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 3
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 4
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 5
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 6
  • MSc in Health Sciences (B941) - Year 7