Diabetes Awareness

Any candidates with an interest in finding out more about diabetes mellitus and how to care for a person with diabetes mellitus.

Duration: 3 hours

Course Content

  • What is diabetes?
  • Types of Diabetes
  • Causes & symptoms
  • Prevention of type 2 
  • Treatment of type 2
  • Specific care 
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Hyperglcaemia
  • Nutrition and food
  • Complications of Diabetes
    • Blood Glucose monitoring (optional)
    • Practical session on blood glucose monitoring (optional)
    • Injection technique (optional)

Learning Outcomes: The booklet provided has a series of quiz like questions to complete throughout the course and then on completion of this course they will have increased awareness on how to care for a person with diabetes.

Jude TurnerDiabetes Awareness