Pharmacy Diabetes


Module 1: Overweight, Obesity And Very Low Energy Diets (VLED)

  • Duration: 45 minutes
    • Introduction
    • Overweight and obesity prevalence
    • What are the consequences of the global overweight and obesity epidemic?
    • Overweight, obesity and impaired glucose metabolism
    • Can Type 2 diabetes be prevented or put into remission?
    • Weight loss
    • Energy restriction – Very low, low, and reduced energy diets
    • Efficacy of VLEDs versus other diets

Module 2: Physiology, Regulations And VLED Composition

  • Duration: 45 minutes
    • Physiological mechanisms: overweight, obesity and impaired glucose metabolism
    • Reversing these physiological processes using VLEDS
    • VLED compositional requirements
    • Recommending a VLED

Module 3: VLEDs In Clinical Practice

  • Duration: 45 minutes
    • Overview of the KnowDiabetes Diabetes Prevention and Remission Program
    • Resources
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Practical and psycho-social issues (preparation, adherence, eating disorders, cravings, and quality of life)

Module 4: KnowDiabetes Program Implementation Structure

  • Duration: 45 minutes
    • Navigation of the online resources
    • Session-wise implementation walk-through
    • Quick links