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Titel Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases
Kursnummer 2916
Program Kardiovaskulär forskning
Språk Engelska
Antal högskolepoäng 0.6
Datum 2019-03-14 -- 2019-04-04
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för medicin, Solna
Särskild behörighet Undergraduate study in medicine or biomedicine
Kursens syfte To provide an overview of diabetes epidemiology, pathophysiology and treatment options in a cardiovascular perspective.
Kursens lärandemål The participants should after the course
1. be able to show a good insight into the pathophysiological mechanisms linking diabetes to cardiovascular disease
2. understand the prognostic influence of diabetes on cardiovascular diseases
3. show an insight in preventive measures for diabetes and cardiovascular disease
4. know how to detect and treat diabetes from a cardiovascular perspective
5. be aware of gaps in knowledge in the relation between diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Kursens innehåll Lectures/Seminars on the following topics: Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - why is this combination important? Screening and prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Glucose lowering treatment and hypoglycemia from a cardiovascular perspective. Heart failure and diabetes. Biomarkers, genetics and epigenetics in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Arbetsformer Lectures/Seminars. Debates about clinical issues. Group work. Presentation of and discussion about assigned group work.
Obligatoriska moment The course participants should attend all course lectures and sessions of group work and presentations/discussions. The participants who have missed some of the sessions will be assigned additional reading and essay work to compensate for the absence.
Examination In collaboration with other course participants, to prepare and present a written synopsis of a study protocol on topics given by the faculty members.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel Rydén et al. ESC guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases developed in collaboration with the EASD - summary. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2014 May;11(3):133-73 http://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.proxy.kib.ki.se/pubmed/24800783 The organizers will provide course participants with organized electronic handouts/teaching materials from all lectures.
Antal studenter 8 - 25
Urval av studenter Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
Övrig information The course will have three half-day lecutures and the group work during week 13. The lecture dates will be: Day 1: March 14, 2019, 13.00-16.00 Day 2: March 21, 2019, 13.00-16.00 Day 3: April 4, 2019, 13.00-16.00 Course venue: Norrbacka S2:02 (Clinical research unit, Heart and Vascular Theme), Karolinska University Hospital-Solna
Ytterligare kursledare Course organisers: Linda Mellbin, Isabelle Johansson, Lars Rydén
Tidigare omdöme av kursen omdöme
Kursansvarig Linda Mellbin
Institutionen för medicin, Solna

Kontaktpersoner Lars Rydén
Institutionen för medicin, Solna


Nailin Li
Institutionen för medicin, Solna

Clinical Pharmacology Unit
Karolinska University Hospital-Solna