Pathophysiology of Diabetes
Woman and Child Reading Diabetes Results

Course Objective

  • Provide an overview of glucose metabolism
  • Explain the role of insulin and glucagon in glucose metabolism
  • Identify the significance of ketones and describe the ketoacidosis process
  • Differentiate between type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Date: August 29, 2018

Linda Moskin, MD, MPH & Anne Brennan, MS, RN, FNP
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

This self-paced module provides an overview of the pathophysiology of diabetes. In this training, participants will learn about basics of glucose metabolism, the role of insulin and glucagon, ketones and ketosis, type 1 vs. type 2 diabetes, and diabetes prevalence.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center