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CLM 3: METABOLIC DISORDERS

Core Learning Module 3 examines the four major metabolic disorders contributing to the acceleration of the ageing process, discuss the processes of insulin resistance and define specific treatment protocols; risk factors for heart disease, and how common cardiovascular disorders accelerate the ageing process.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss and understand processes of insulin resistance and define treatment protocols
  • Understand pathways leading to obesity and discuss the latest weight loss treatment protocols
  • Review risk factors for heart disease and how common cardiovascular disorders accelerate the ageing process
  • Learn how diabetes affects individuals and discuss management and treatment protocols
  • Review laboratory tests to evaluate insulin resistance, diabetes and risk factors for heart disease

UNITS

  • UNIT 1: Metabolic Syndrome
  • UNIT 2: Insulin Resistance
  • UNIT 3: Diabetes
  • UNIT 4: Weight Loss & Obesity
  • UNIT 5: Links to Metabolic Syndrome
  • UNIT 6: Asessment & Treatment Protocols

LECTURE TOPICS

  • Metabolic syndrome - what is it and how does if affect ageing?
  • Genetic and nutritional factors influencing metabolic syndrome
  • Genetic and nutritional factors influencing insulin resistance and type II diabetes
  • Treatment protocols for insulin resistance and type II diabetes
  • Patient assessment overview
  • Pathways to obesity and its effect on ageing
  • Weight loss as a metabolic syndrome treatment strategy
  • PCOS and its link to metabolic syndrome
  • Cardiovascular disease and its acceleration of ageing
  • Cardiovascular nutritional interventions
  • Treatment protocols for cardiovascular disease

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Short quiz/reflection at the end of each unit
  • Final assessment at the end of each CLM
  • Certificate of Completion after all the requirements of the CLM have been fulfilled
CPD POINTS

This activity is accredited with the following organisations to obtain your CPD points