Discover the latest insights on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the occurrence, treatment and prognosis of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in the online open course Nutrition, Heart disease and Diabetes.
You will learn about the current progress in nutrition and cardiometabolic disease research and you will learn how cardiometabolic diseases can be prevented on the population level through lifestyle and dietary modifications.
Content of the course
Do you want to know more about the role of nutrition in relation to diseases of the circulatory system and diabetes? Register for this course and you will learn about heart disease, stroke, other forms of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and how often these occur worldwide. You will learn about modifiable risk factors, such as blood pressure and blood lipids, and how they impact these diseases in a different way.
After completing this MOOC you will have discovered the latest insights on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the occurrence, treatment and prognosis of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus.
This course is especially valuable for professionals (in training) from various disciplines related to nutrition or cardiometabolic disease (e.g. nutritionists, epidemiologists, health promoters, physicians, health policy makers, nutrition educators, biologists, food scientists).
What you will learn
- Understand the role of dietary factors in the occurrence, progression and treatment of cardiometabolic diseases
- Understand the biological processes that contribute to cardiovascular disease and diabetes
- Guidelines for primary prevention
- Insights into the major diagnostic techniques & treatments for cardiometabolic diseases
Professional Certificate Programme
Want to learn more? Earn a professional certificate by completing the Professional Certificate Programme Nutrition and Disease. This programme consistst of two MOOCs: Nutrition, Heart disease and Diabetes and Nutrition and Cancer. In the Professional Certificate Programme Nutrition and Disease, you will learn about the interaction between nutrients, diets and cardiometabolic disease (heart disease and diabetes).