Diabetes Awareness (Online)

Skills for Health
Delivery Method: eLearning

More than 3.2 million people in the UK now have diabetes. Our diabetes online course will equip you with a greater understanding of the challenges around the condition and how it can be effectively managed.

Overview

This diabetes training will show that type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes have very different and distinct characteristics and can affect sufferers in very different ways.

Over the four modules of this diabetes course you will learn about these differences, get great practical tips around management of diabetes and learn of the impact of diabetes on those it affects.

You’ll get to understand the ways that sufferers can adapt their lifestyles to reduce the risk of developing pre-diabetes, diabetes itself, or from reaching a dangerous weight that makes diabetes a reality.

You will automatically receive a course certificate on completion of this diabetes course – with your name, the CPD hours you have earned, the date and learning objectives covered.

Course content
  • An Introduction to Diabetes
  • Diabetes Awareness - Type 1 Diabetes
  • Diabetes Awareness - Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetes Gestational Diabetes
What will learners get out of it?

On completion of this Diabetes Awareness Course learners will know:

  • Know what diabetes is
  • What type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes are; and the differences between them
  • Why having high blood sugar levels is bad
  • The common symptoms and dangers of type 1 diabetes
  • The main challenges for people with type 1 diabetes
  • The appropriate diet for type 1 diabetics
  • How to treat a diabetic emergency
  • The challenges for carers and the wider family
  • The causes and symptoms of type 2 diabetes
  • The factors which increase the risk of type 2 diabetes
  • The short and long term complications of type 2 diabetes
  • How to help someone with pre-diabetes
  • Lifestyle interventions and the best ways to lose weight
  • The essential examinations and tests for a diabetic
  • Diabetes in older people and younger people
  • What gestational diabetes is
Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of what diabetes is, how it is managed, and what causes it, including:

  • Carers, parents, and professional organisations
  • Local authority staff and other local authority partner organisations
  • Health staff
  • Educational staff
Accreditations and endorsements

This course was developed by Me Learning

Duration & CPD

1 hour 30 mins approximate

Booking

Click 'book now' below then follow the checkout process. On receipt of your order, the e-learning team will be in touch to arrange access, please allow 24 hours. Learners can access and re-visit the course for a year.

FAQ & Guidance

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