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Diabetes Awareness

This CPD approved Diabetes Awareness Course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector. It will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition.

Course information

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications.

Diabetes can develop in anyone at any point in their life although there are certain groups and age ranges where it is more common.

There are a range of symptoms that could indicate that someone had Diabetes, these range from excessive thirst to feeling more tired than usual.

It is believed that up to 26% of residential and nursing home residents have Diabetes so being able to recognise the symptoms and knowing how you can help them to manage the condition is essential.

Duration: 45 minutes

Modules

  1. Diabetes – What it is and its Prevalence
  2. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
  3. Complications

Accreditations

The Diabetes Awareness course is recommended and approved by the following bodies:

Diabetes Awareness
Online Course

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I was able to complete the course in my own time and refer back to the videos whenever I needed them which is helpful. As a trainee health and social care worker, the training has helped me understand more of...

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