GH 534: Diabetes: A Model for Global Non-communicable Disease Prevention and Control

Emory University

Rollins School of Public Health

The public health challenges of dealing with diabetes are unique. By the end of the course, students will be able to: (a) identify the major public health issues related to diabetes in the United States and internationally; (b) identify relevant documents, agencies, organization, and programs related to diabetes; (c) understand the epidemiology, risk factors, complications of diabetes, and public health burden; (d) understand health economics, quality of care, and translation research as it applies to diabetes; (e) understand the potential for preventing diabetes and its complications; and (f) cite case examples of the interrelatedness of public health, diabetes and other major chronic diseases. Students should have basic knowledge of epidemiology to enroll in this course