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Diabetes Awareness

It is estimated that more than 5 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.

Delve into the intricacies of diabetes, differentiating between Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. Understand the gravity of this condition and its associated dangers. Grasp the causes, symptoms, risks, and consequences for all diabetes types, equipping yourself to respond to diabetic emergencies effectively. We’ll also shed light on the unique challenges faced by caregivers. Finally, discover practical strategies to reduce the risk of certain types of diabetes, keeping yourself and those around you – happy and healthy.

Skills for Health's Diabetes Awareness course
Duration: 1 hour 50 mins approx.
CPD: 1 credit
Assessment Method: Multiple-choice
Certificate: PDF Certificate
Course Provider: Me Learning
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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

This course consists of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes

On completion of this Diabetes Awareness Course learners will:

  • Differentiate between types of diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, and gestational)
  • Understand the seriousness and dangers of diabetes
  • Comprehend the causes, symptoms, risks and consequences for all diabetes types
  • Know how to respond to a diabetic emergency
  • Acknowledge the unique challenges faced by carers
  • Learn how to reduce the risk of certain types of diabetes


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