Certified in Nutrition, Heart Disease and Diabetes

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About Course

Learn about the role of nutrition in relation to diseases of the circulatory system and diabetes, which are major causes of death worldwide. You’ll learn about the etiology of heart attacks, type 2 diabetes, stroke, other forms of cardiovascular diseases and how often these occur worldwide. You will learn about biological modifiable risk factors, such as blood pressure, blood cholesterol and obesity, and how they impact these diseases in a different way. After completing this course, you will also have gained a deeper insight in underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, such as insulin resistance, and the role of (epi)genetic factors.

What Will You Learn?

  • You'll learn about the current progress in nutrition and cardiometabolic disease research. You will learn how cardiometabolic diseases can be prevented on the population level through lifestyle and dietary modifications.
  • This course is especially valuable for professionals (in training) from various disciplines related to nutrition and health, e.g. nutritionists, epidemiologists, public health workers, physicians, health care professionals, health policy makers, nutrition educators, biologists, and food scientists.

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Course Curriculum

Module 1

  • Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

Module 2

  • Role of diet – Prevention of Cardiometabolic Disease
  • Assignments

Module 3

  • Pathophysiology of Cardiometabolic Disease

Module 4

  • Molecular Aspects

Module 5

  • Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Assignments

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  • Exam

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