• Certificate Course in Diabetology

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About the Chief Mentors

Dr. Vijay Gangadhar Negalur

Popularly known as “The Gentle Giant of Diabetes” as known in his professional circles, Dr. Negalur has been the scientific chairperson for various RSSDI conferences and is a respected orator at various national and international Diabetic conferences.
He is a member of the European Association for the study of Diabetes (EASD), American Diabetic Association (ADA) as well as the Association of Physicians of India (API)
He was the recipient of the prestigious DHANVANTARI AWARD by the Brahman Sabha.

Dr.Vijay Panikar

The first name that comes to mind when you talk of excellence in Diabetes care is Dr Vijay Panikar.

He is currently the Chairman of Research for study of Diabetes in India-Maharashtra chapter(RSSDI). He has been the past President of College of Physicians & Surgeons of Bombay; as well as the Secretary of Association for Diabetes Care and Prevention. He is on the editorial board for RSSDI Textbook of Diabetes.

He has authored the book “Healthy way of Living with Diabetes” which has been translated into 4 languages. With several chapters in text books on Diabetes and Medicine and more than 20 Research publications in journals, he has been a forerunner in medical research contributing to advances in clinical practice of diabetes. His Pioneering work on Triple drug therapy for Diabetes and usefulness of low dose Pioglitazone are only the tip of the iceberg.

About the

Certificate: Certificate Course in Diabetology

Awarded by: DY Patil University (accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ GRADE)

Program Highlights:-

Certificate course in Diabetology is a training program which combines sound theoritical knowledge of diabetes and hands-on experience in a clinical setting.
Aimed to provide the student with the required exposure to scientific and clinical knowledge and make them independent in their future practice.
Unique platform where candidates will have the privilege to attendclinical outpatient as well as inpatient training with the chief mentor.
A module based certificate course divided into specific 10 modules, designed to provide broad, in-depth updated knowledge in all aspects of diabetes care.
Students will be exposed to the management of various diabetes complications and interact with other experts in Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Ophthalmology and General Surgery.
Interactive learning with our panel experts from different universities via satellite-tele-conferencing at the state-of- the-art Virtual Classroom facility in our University.
Candidates have the opportunity to participate in research activities at the university.
Access to digital learning & education.
State of the art library at D Y Patil University with unrestricted access to a vast database of full text articles for research studies.

Eligibility Criteria

MD/DNB in Internal Medicine.

Equivalent degree from a foreign university (MCI temporary registration mandatory for such candidates)

Duration Of Course

1 Year


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