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Diabetes Mellitus : The Management of Yoga Therapy


Learn The Impact of Yoga on Diabetes Mellitus
An Interactive Learning Experience - All the course materials are comprehensive and easily understandable.
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Instructor: Dr. Prachi GarodiaLanguage: English

About the course

This is  comprehensive course about a common metabolic disorder - diabetes mellitus. You will learn detailed pathophysiology of diabetes, its symptoms and complications. The course also provides a basic understanding of yoga philosophy, role of yoga in managing the symptoms of the disorder, helping people with diabetes have a better quality of life.

This e Course Yoga Therapy for Management of Diabetes Mellitus by Dr. Prachi Garodia is studiously paced and well designed with the audience in mind. Dr. Garodia initially provides an overview which is non audio, and an abbreviated table of contents.
This particular e course is a whopping 3 plus hours of audio and visual mapping that is augmented by course materials, reference links with support videos with a quiz after each part.
The highlights that make this e course unique (for me) in Part 1 are:

  • The 102 support slide materials allow you to review the audio delivery.
  • Touches on Ayurvedic cross overs.
  • Has four distinct parts that are fully unpacked concerning all aspects and types of Diabetes with visual mapping.
  • Identifies Alzheimers as Type 3 Diabetes.
  • Clinical overview of Type 1 and 2 Diabetes.
  • Comprehensive list of disorders that may increase risk of Diabetes.
  • Extensive background on Metabolic Syndrome.
  • Science of yoga to facilitate modifiable factors of Type 1 and 2 Diabetes.
  • The highlights that make this e course unique (for me) in Part 2 are:
  • The objective of this eCourse is unpacked and developed in Part 2 with an overview of YOGA and its different limbs, meanings and traditions.
  • Evidenced based yoga therapy for diabetes.
  • Email of Quiz with Lesson Plan.
  • Research link with slides.
  • The statistics of improvement in diabetes with the use of yoga practices.
  • Biases in research studies.
  • A projected 3rd Series for this lecture.
  • Safety for Elders with Diabetes.


About The Author  & What you’ll learn


Dr. Prachi Garodia is an internal medicine and integrative doctor and a lifestyle medicine expert trained in functional medicine. Dr. Garodia is also an author, a whole-foods, plant-based advocate, and a chef.

With a lifelong focus on holistic health, Dr. Garodia has, for the last 20+ years, guided her patients on a journey of healing, integrating her internal medicine practice with training in functional medicine, Ayurveda, acupuncture, mindfulness, meditation, lifestyle medicine practices, detoxification, environmental medicine, stress management, yoga, and nutrition.

Dr. Garodia has taught and lectured nationwide and internationally at conferences on the diet, lifestyle, natural management of diseases, and Ayurvedic principles and philosophy, including a whole food, plant-based diet, and how it benefits human health by managing chronic, preventable, and irreversible diseases like hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.


To be able to understand:

  • What is diabetes, its types, the risk factors & where the world stands today in reference?
  • Types of Diabetes and their symptoms.
  • Disorders that increase the risk of diabetes.
  • Pathophysiology of hyperglycemia.
  • Diabetes is a gateway to High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and High triglycerides, heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and amputations of legs & feet. It increases the risk of certain cancers - liver, pancreas, uterine, colon, breast & bladder. It also can be the onset of Mental ailments like Dementia, Alzheimer's, and many more.
  • The basic yogic understanding, yogic diet, asanas, pranayama, kriyas, and meditation in context to diabetes.
  • Evidence-based yoga therapy (protocol) to control diabetes and its complications.
  • Published research studies for the effective management of diabetes using yoga therapy.


  • Learners will be able to understand both the medical and yogic perspectives of diabetes mellitus.
  • The course will take them through a holistic approach to managing the disorder through yoga - physical, mental, and spiritual,
  • Evidence-based yoga therapy
The successful candidates will be awarded a certificate.

Target Audience

  • Yoga teachers who want to advance their career & deepen their understanding of yoga through science-backed holistic yoga therapy.
  • Medical students/ Doctors who want to broaden their range of effective treatment.
  • Patients suffering from diabetes mellitus
  • Patients suffering from Diabetes Type - 2 who are ready to manage the disease with cost-effective, without side effects, science-backed, holistic yoga therapy.
  • Pre-diabetics/ obese who are on the verge of becoming diabetic.
  • Proactive yoga practitioners who want to deepen their understanding of the subject.
  • People who want to experience authentic yoga & its effects on the body.
  • Housewives who wish to improve their health & the health of their family.
  • People with questions & concerns about the effectiveness & role of yoga in the treatment of diabetes.

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