Free Diabetes Education Now Available Online Through Coursera

Coursera, one of the leading providers of MOOCs (or massive open online courses) is now offering a free course on diabetes taught by faculty members from throughout UCSF’s professional schools: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry. Topics include epidemiology, diabetes diagnosis, nutritional strategies for self-management, the role of insulin in managing diabetes, effects of diabetes on oral/dental health, and current research in the field.

The course started this week and runs through November 2013. You may sign up and review the curriculum here: diabetes education program.