Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK, and is a condition you are likely to come across. Tailor made for health and social care workers, our comprehensive course gives you the both the theoretical and practical information you need to best care for those with diabetes.
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About the course

Understandable and comprehensive, this outstanding online training resource will enable you to protect and promote the wellbeing of those with diabetes in your care.

Who is this course for

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is diabetes training you will want to use time after time. You can start the course right now.

What does the course cover?

  • Introduction to diabetes
  • Insulin and how it works
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Glycogen
  • Diagnosing diabetes
  • Normal blood glucose levels
  • HbA1c
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Other causes of diabetes
  • Non-diabetic hyperglycaemia
  • Short and long term complications
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Heart disease
  • Preventing complications
  • Essential checks
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Medication
  • Types of insulin
  • Administering insulin
  • Diabetic policies
  • Care plans
  • Sick day rules