Galway Bay fm newsroom:
NUI Galway’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has launched Ireland’s first master’s programme in diabetes.
The new course aims to prepare healthcare professionals in diabetes management through modern and comprehensive clinical and academic training.
It’s expected that of 10 per cent of the world’s population will have the condition by 2030.
The inaugural masters programme will be delivered through blended learning including online activities and face to face workshops.
Professor Derek O’Keeffe from the NUI Galway School of Medicine says diabetes has become a global health emergency.