MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INTERNAL MEDICINE MAJOR IN DIABETOLOGY (MSIM

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Program is designed as a two-year masteral course where the students are required to complete 44 units. This course will give the student an in-depth theoretical and clinical knowledge of diabetes mellitus. The course also aims to develop skills and competence in such areas as education, research, and patient education. Designed for Internists with two-year clinical fellowship in diabetology Course content FIRST YEAR 1st trimester Research methods · Physiology of carbohydrate and related metabolism · Issues in contemporary diabetes practice 2nd trimester · Pathology of diabetes · Research seminar I · History of diabetes · Principles of epidemiology 3rd trimester · Psychosocial and cultural aspects of diabetes · Research seminar II (protocol) · Classification and diagnosis of diabetes Course director Grace K. de los Santos, MD, MS, FPCP SECOND YEAR 1st trimester · Pharmacologic management of diabetes · Updates in contemporary diabetes practice · Research forum · Biostatistics 2nd trimester · Principles of health education · Preventive and nonpharmacologic management of diabetes mellitus · Nutrition therapy · Practical aspects in diabetes care 3rd trimester · Diabetes education · Team approach in management of diabetes · Thesis

MI. 3. Acute complications (recognition) Diagnostic tests and appropriate treatment 2. Prognostic implications of comprehensive care Course director Elizabeth Fernando-Catindig.AMBULATORY-CARE COURSE ON DIABETES MELLITUS A comprehensive 12-week course on primary prevention on of diabetes and secondary prevention of known diabetes including control of progression of complications. Chronic complications b. 2. MD. MD. hypoglycemia Peri-operative and peri-procedural care of patients Peri-partum care of patients with diabetes Situations such as brittle diabetes. MS DIPLOMA COURSE IN HOSPITAL DIABETES PRACTICE (IN-PATIENT) A comprehensive nine-month diploma course on skills training in hospital-diabetes practice for internists. dialysis Course director Rodolfo Rabanal. 4. Pharmacologic i. MS. Patients at risk and prediabetes Classification Tools for diagnosis and screening Principles of treatment a. Oral antidiabetic agents ii. Designed for Doctors of medicine Course content Approach to the undiagnosed patients walking in for evaluation: 1. FPCP . Designed for Internists with ambulatory certification Course content      Uncontrolled hyperglycemia Diabetes complicated by infections. Insulin therapy Approach to the patient diagnosed with diabetes: 1. autonomic neuropathy. stroke. Complications of diabetes mellitus a. Nonpharmacologic b.