Objectives and competences

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the main public health problems due to its high prevalence, the fact that it can affect people of any age, sex, social class and its high morbidity and mortality. The specialization course is presented: Advances in Diabetes and Therapeutic Education Strategies" which has an interdisciplinary and professionalizing character aimed at training professionals who are experts in diabetes mellitus (DM) and in therapeutic education (TE) capable of providing quality care and education to people with diabetes in all levels of care (primary, secondary and tertiary).

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy, podiatry, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, optics and optometry, and speech therapy
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.700,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:01/04/2024
ManagmentConget Donlo , Ignacio
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- Acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable the provision of comprehensive quality care and education to people with diabetes.
- Acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes to design and evaluate care and education programs/plans.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Health professionals
Students who have 10% of their degree credits remaining and other people interested in diabetes and therapeutic education (teachers, pharmaceutical industry personnel, monitors of colonies for children with diabetes, etc.)

Access requirements and conditions



01/07/2023 31/01/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Medicina i ciències de la Salut
Carrer de Casanova, 143

08036 - Barcelona
Email address:
Observations:online learning

For further enquiries

Address:Carla Cabre Font
Servei Endocrinolgia i Nutrició. Unitat diabetis
Hospital Clinic. Villarroel 170
08036 - Barcelona
Email address:ccabref@clinic.cat
Observations:Thursdays, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
from January to June 2024