About the course
A trained diabetes educator plays a vital role in empowering the patient with the knowledge needed to manage his / her diabetes and prevent complication. The diabetes educator acts a link between physician and patient in order to ensure optimal treatment outcomes. There is a huge demand for such educators in India, which is estimated to have nearly 67 million people with diabetes as of 2014.The objective of the program is to create trained diabetes educators who would assist practicing physicians for counseling their diabetic patients.
The National Diabetes Education Program is a 10 month course with classes on Sunday morning
(a) B.Sc/M.Sc –Nutrition, Food service Management and Dietetics / Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics / Food & Nutrition / Food Science and Nutrition
(b) B.Sc/M.Sc Nursing /
Diploma in Nursing /
(c) B.Sc/M.Sc –Microbiology / Bio-Chemistry / Biology /Botany /Zoology.
The candidate should have completed the age of 21 years at the time of admission.