Diabetes Essentials eLearning course

Our diabetes course is the perfect diabetes essentials 101 for those seeking to learn more about the condition, how to identify it, and how to care for those with diabetes.

The diabetes training course covers essential topics such as blood sugar monitoring, medication management, healthy eating, and lifestyle adjustments. Enhance your understanding of diabetes and empower yourself with the tools to lead a healthier life.

Diabetes is serious. It can be life-threatening, however, people with diabetes can live long, healthy lives if their condition is kept well-controlled. In this training course, we explain what diabetes is and what to look out for. We cover how it is diagnosed and how to provide care and support to a person living with diabetes.

This diabetes online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about diabetes.
  • What is diabetes
  • The impact of diabetes on health and social care services
  • Different types of diabetes
  • Hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia and symptoms
  • Diagnosing diabetes
  • Treating diabetes and providing services
  • Managing diabetes
  • Healthy eating
  • More about footcare
  • Complications of diabetes
  • Getting help and useful resources
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform.

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Alternatively, you can try this free course as a standalone course by filling in the form at the bottom of the page to get instant access.

Diabetes Essentials eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Diabetes Essentials course

By the end of the training course, you will:

  • Understand what diabetes is and who is at greater risk
  • Identify the extent and impact of diabetes in the UK and wider
  • Understand the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Differentiate between hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia
  • Know how diabetes is diagnosed
  • Understand the importance of blood sugar levels
  • Identify how to provide care and support to people with diabetes
  • Understand the importance of foot care and how to check for issues
  • Know more about healthy eating and its impact on people with diabetes
  • Identify the complications associated with diabetes

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“A great course. Really useful for anyone to use, not just those in care. So much useful information and detail."

As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.

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