Diabetes Awareness Training
100% online training
Start when you like
Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)
Instant assessment and result
1 learner per course
Train teams of all sizes
Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses
Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)
Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses
Diabetes is a health condition that requires strict monitoring and management. While this can usually be done by the individual, it's essential that anybody who spends time with them knows how to help should it be needed.
This course teaches you about the different types of diabetes, the possible complications associated with them, and how to manage the condition to reduce the risk of these complications. By taking this training, you will have an in-depth knowledge of diabetes and be confident in offering help and support.
Upon completion of this course, you will understand:
Accredited by CPD
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Endorsed by Skills for Care
We're proud to be officially endorsed by Skills for Care, the strategic body for workforce development in social care in England and a delivery partner for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Skills for Care endorsement is a trusted quality mark only awarded to the best learning and development providers within the social care sector.
Our commitment to Health and Social Care
As part of our commitment to Health and Social Care, we have worked hard to build partnerships with authorities and leading bodies, including the National Care Forum (NCF) and the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE). We best serve care providers by committing to being at the forefront of sector issues, policy and legislation, ensuring our training is up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful.
What does this mean? This certificate does not have an expiry date, however, based on industry best practice guidelines there is a recommended renewal period.
Our in-house Learning Designers develop all of our courses to give you and your learners the most engaging training possible.
|Introduction to Diabetes
Defining diabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and symptoms.
|Short Term Complications
Hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state.
|Long Term Complications
Cardiovascular disease, nephropathy, retinopathy, and neuropathy.
|Types of Treatment: Insulin & Medication
Aims of medication, treatments for type 1, treatments for type 2, glucose monitoring, finger-pricking, flash glucose monitors, insulin, administering insulin, types of medication, the honeymoon period, and primary and secondary failure.
|Types of Treatment: Diet & Exercise
Eating well, carbohydrate counting, glycaemic index, and keeping fit.
|Managing Everyday Life
Driving, pregnancy, sex life, emotional impact, and illness.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 90%. The answers are marked automatically, so you’ll know instantly whether you have passed. If you don’t pass first time, don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
This course is suitable for anybody who spends time around someone with diabetes. People who would benefit from this training include:
Purchase and payment
Add your chosen course to your basket. Once you’ve added all the courses you need, follow our step-by-step checkout process where you can purchase using Debit or Credit card.
For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.
Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training.
Simply click the "Get Started" button on the email, and from there you can select whether the training is for yourself or for your team.
If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.
Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.
Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.
Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have.
Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.