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Global Obesity Prevention Center

Epidemiology of Diabetes and Obesity Course


Fourth Term


Course Number: 340.644.01

Dates: March 24th - May 12th, 2015 

Times: 3:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. 

Location: Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room W2008



Describes the epidemiology and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and associated complications. Discusses methodological issues associated with evaluating these in epidemiologic studies. Designed to cover the global epidemics of diabetes and obesity, environmental and genetic risk factors, as well as interventions to improve diabetes outcomes and weight management. Includes lectures from several expert faculty members in the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine.



Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 



340.601 or equivalent


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