The Etiology of Diabetes and Glaucoma (BSD10204)

This multidisciplinary course provides a comprehensive discussion of the pathogenesis of diabetes and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness. The course examines the underlying physiology, neuroanatomy, psychophysics, epidemiology, public health, (including screening and compliance issues), examination methods, and treatment options for these conditions and includes an in-depth analysis of the relevant underlying biochemical pathways. Laboratories that teach techniques for diagnosing and managing these two diseases are coordinated with the lectures.

  • Lecture Hours: 66
  • Lab Hours: 8
  • Grade Type: Letter