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We invite you to participate in the two-month clinical practice based interactive online course, Diagnosis, Control and Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2.

This course is jointly organized by the Asociación Latinoamericana de Diabetes (ALAD) and the Sociedad de Diabetología y Nutrición del Uruguay (SDNU), with the support of the Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange.

Dates of the course: October 2 - November 26, 2014

Approximate length of the course: 26 hours

Course Overview

The course contributes to the application of scientific evidence in type 2 diabetes, summarized in the 2013 ALAD Guidelines, within the different realities of Latin American countries.

This interactive online course includes study materials specifically designed for this activity, including articles, videoconferences, clinical cases for resolution in groups and individually, and clinical simulators.

The course will be available in Spanish and Portuguese. Online modality is asynchronous, enabling participants to have access to the materials and to perform activities from anywhere and at any time.



Dr. Pablo Aschner Montoya (CO)
Dr. Carmen Gloria Aylwin (CL)
Dr. Ana Lía Cagide (AR)
Dr. Yulino Castillo Núñez (DO)
Dr. Samuel Córdova-Roca (BO)
Dr. Juan Dapueto (UY)
Dr. Silvia García (UY)
Dr. Virginia García (UY)
Dr. Maria Cristina Jiménez (PY)
Dr. León Litwak (AR)
Dr. Ruy Lyra (BR)
Dr. Carlos Olimpo Mendivil Anaya (CO)
Dr. José Agustín Mesa Pérez (MX)
Dr. Iván Darío Sierra Ariza (CO)
Dr. Guillermo Umpiérrez (US)
Dr. Rafael Violante (MX)

Advisory Committee

Dr. Carlos Aguilar Salinas (MX)
Dr. María Loreto Aguirre (CL)
Dr. Antônio Chacra (BR)
Dr. José Esteban Costa Gil (AR)
Dr. Félix Manuel Escaño Polanco (DO)
Dr. Clemente Orellana (EC)
Dr. Andrea Peloche (UY)
Dr. Segundo Seclén Santisteban (PE)
Dr. María del Pilar Serra (UY)
Dr. Balduino Tschiedel (BR)
Dr. Douglas Villarroel (BO)

Academic Coordinators

Dr. Ana Lía Cagide (AR)  
Dr. Virginia García (UY) 

Tutor Coordinator 

Dr. Enzo Pereyra (UY) 


Dr. John Feliciano Alonso (CO)
Dr. Alejandro Diaz Bennier (CO)
Dr. Elvio Bueno (PY)
Dr. Guillermo Dieuzeide (AR)
Dr. Cristina Ferrand (UY)
Dr. María Eva López González (AR)
Dr. Natalia Miranda (UY)
Dr. Alicia Troncoso (DO)


Dr. Cristina Ferrand (UY) 
Dr. Natalia Miranda (UY) 
Dr. Enzo Pereyra (UY) 

Education Coordinator 

Lic. Carla Muñoz (UY) 


This is a course with high practical impact, therefore its contents will be approached through discussion and resolution of clinical cases, in groups and individually.

It includes study materials and Activities specifically designed for this course:

  • Videoconferences
  • Group discussion forums
  • Interactive simulators of clinical cases
  • 2013 ALAD Guidelines shall be available as well as other Guidelines and Consensus which provide essential information for the comprehensive management of type 2 diabetes patients

Target Audience

  • General medical practitioners
  • Diabetologists
  • Geriatricians
  • Other healthcare professionals
  • Internists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Related specialties
  • Family doctors
  • Cardiologists
  • Healthcare Administrators

Course Topics

  • Epidemiology
  • Early diagnosis
  • Primary prevention
  • Therapy aims
  • Therapy approach of hyperglycemia
  • Therapy approach of hypertension and dyslipidemia
  • Education and self-monitoring
  • Oral anti-diabetic agents
  • Injectable agents (Insulins and GLP-1 agonists)
  • Special situations


Registration fee before August 31, 2014:
$120 for medical doctors, not members of ALAD
$100 for medical doctors, members of ALAD
$75 for residents, students, and nursing professionals

Submission Form for more Information: