Certificate in Diabetology


  • Outline the history of diabetes patients with different risk factors assessment.
  • Understand the principal of the pathogenesis of diabetes.
  • Describe the complications associated with diabetes management.
  • Understand the pitfalls of diabetes management and concerns.
  • Treatment of complications of diabetes.
  • A brief understanding of type 1 diabetes.
  • Understand uncommon diabetes like MODY and LADA.


This course comprises of 3 parts:

  1. Flexible online learning at your own pace
  2. Interactive live webinars with faculty members regarding the procedures.
  3. MCQ based assessment at the end of the course

Total learning hours: 20 – 30 hrs of learning+ 3 hours of webinar + Practicals (Case presentation to be submitted on a monthly basis)

Webinar topics:
1) Approach to a Diabetic Patient
2) Evaluating Major Complication of Diabetics
3) Managing Diabetic Foot


Additional information


3 Months (validity up to 6 months)


Certificate of Completion

Career prospects

Updates the General practitioner with the essential knowledge needed for practical management of Diabetes.


Learning Outcome

As a result of this course, the learner should be able to evaluate a Diabetic Patient and will be able to find the complications and treat them efficiently in different scenarios.




  • Brief history and Epidemiology of Diabetes
  • Definition and Classification of Diabetes
  • Prediabetes
  • LADA and MODY

Normal Physiology

  • Pancreatic morphology and islet cell functioning
  • Insulin and Glucagon: secretion and action
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Incretins: Physiology in health and diabetes

Pathogenesis of diabetes

  • Genetics of Diabetes and Monogenic Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes – Pathogenesis
  • Type 2 Diabetes – Pathogenesis
  • Obesity and relation to Insulin resistance

Clinical Features and Diagnosis

  • Screening For Diabetes
  • Clinical presentation of Diabetes
  • Complications of Diabetes (Overview)



Basic Management of Diabetes

  • Aims of diabetes care
  • Diabetes Education
  • Lifestyle changes in Diabetes: Diet
  • Lifestyle changes in Diabetes: Exercise
  • Pharmacological agents for Diabetes :1.Oral Glucose-Lowering Agents, 2.Insulin and Insulin Treatment, 3.Non-Insulin Parenteral Therapies
  • Foot care in Diabetes
  • Overview of guidelines


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Dr. Anirban Sinha, MD, DM (Endocrinology), FACE
Dr. Anirban Sinha is an Endocrinologist who completed his Medicine and Masters (MD) from Calcutta University and DM in Endocrinology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. He is trained in Introductory and Advanced Thyroid Ultrasound (Endocrine Society, USA Certified). He holds a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certificate for Clinical Trials (Brookwood International Academy, UK). He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Endocrinology in Medical college, Kolkata, and is a consultant in AMRI Hospitals. He has won several accolades for his work like the “AV Gandhi Gold Medal” for excellence in Endocrinology in 2010, “Young Thyroidology Rising Star 2014” in 11th congress of Asia Oceania Thyroid Association 2014, and the “Fellow of American College of Endocrinology” (FACE)– on 16th May 2015 by American College of Endocrinology in AACE 2015. He has published several papers in distinguished journals and completed several research projects. He is a member of various societies: Indian Society for Bone & Mineral Research (ISBMR) • Association of Physicians of India • Indian Medical Association • Indian Thyroid Society • European Association for the Study of Diabetes.


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