Online Courses

Diabetes Awareness (Approved by CPD)

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.

This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and 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 Overview

  • Duration

    45 mins
  • Approved by

    CPD
  • Number of lessons

    4
  • Cost

    £12.5

Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Diabetes Awareness1Diabetes – What it is and its Prevalence70
Diabetes Awareness2
Symptoms70
Diabetes Awareness3 Diagnosis & Treatment70
Diabetes Awareness4
Complications