This study unit is to help you learn about Diabetes whether you are a new or experienced care worker, a person with diabetes or a family member who wishes to know more about the condition. The aims of this unit are to understand more about the following:
- What is diabetes?
- How many people are affected?
- Types and Causes
- Risk Factors
- What are the symptoms of diabetes?
- How is diabetes diagnosed?
- Diabetes and blood sugar levels – hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
- Diabetes treatments
- Diet and diabetes
- Diabetes and related illnesses
- Minimising the risk of diabetes related conditions
Distance Learning course comes with a Diabetes Awareness Study Guide for you to keep, a worksheet to submit your answers for marking, Learner Information Form and a prepaid return envelope. Simply return your Learner Information form and worksheet in the prepaid envelope and if you have reached the required pass rate you will receive (within 4 weeks) your marked worksheet, feedback on your answers from our distance learning department and a certificate of achievement.
Completion of this course is expected within one month. Extensions to this time frame may be given in some circumstances. Additional charges may be made if completed submission is received after the agreed submission dates. For further terms and conditions, please click here.
You can get additional support or ask questions through a dedicated distance learning email address.