• Level 1
  • 1-2 Hours Duration
  • 1 Year Certificate

Diabetes Awareness Level 1

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The diabetes awareness training aims to educate participants about diabetes and its impact on the body, to familiarize them with different types of diabetes, and to provide knowledge on recognizing and managing hypo/hyperglycemia.

Furthermore, the training will equip attendees with the necessary understanding to take appropriate steps within the workplace if they have concerns for someone with diabetes.

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Course Summary

  • State what happens within the body when someone has diabetes
  • List 4 different types of diabetes
  • List the differences between hypo/hyperglycaemia
  • Discuss what steps to take within the workplace if you have concerns for someone

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    Where do you deliver this training?

    We can deliver this training at your premises if it's within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in Stoke on Trent, London, Swindon, Epsom & York if you need access to a training room (additional charges will apply). We can also deliver this training virtually using Zoom. However, sessions delivered via Zoom will be theory only and will not include any practicals.

    How long will the training last?

    This training will last 1 -2 hours. We give a range of time to account for variable factors such as; underlying knowledge and competence of delegates, class interaction and engagement, and reduced delegate numbers. If a course finishes earlier than the allotted time, it will be due to one of these reasons. However, our trainer will ensure that all learning outcomes have been met.

    Who will conduct the training?

    One of our expert tutors. They have abundance of first hand care experience and knowledge - so you'll be in great hands! We will let you know who is doing the training in advance. You can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

Diabetes Awareness Training -Level 1

The Diabetes Awareness Training is designed to provide you with essential knowledge about diabetes and its impact on health. Our primary goal is to raise awareness about this prevalent condition and equip you with valuable insights to promote a healthier future.

Diabetes is a common health problem that affects millions of people worldwide. It’s a condition where the body has trouble handling sugar levels in the blood. When this happens, blood sugar levels become too high, causing health issues.

In 2021, about 422 million people had diabetes, and sadly, it’s a leading cause of death, with 4.2 million diabetes-related deaths in 2019 alone.

  • Course Duration: 1- 2 hours
  • Course Level: Level 1
  • Certificate: 1-year certificate
  • Max Delegates: 12
  • Practical: No

Diabetes not only affects health but also puts a lot of financial pressure on individuals, families, and healthcare systems. Managing diabetes can be costly, and it affects many aspects of life.

Target Audience:

This training is tailored for individuals from all walks of life, including employees, community members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Whether you have a personal interest in diabetes or want to support someone with diabetes, this course is for you. For our online diabetes course, please visit this link.

Diabetes Awareness Course Outline

Understand the Physiology of Diabetes Type 2:

Participants will gain insight into the biochemical processes that occur within the body when someone has diabetes type 2. This includes the role of insulin, glucose regulation, and the effects of insulin resistance.

Identify Different Types of Diabetes:

Participants will be introduced to the various types of diabetes. They will focus on differentiating between type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and secondary diabetes. This is to enhance their awareness of the distinct characteristics and management approaches for each type.

Distinguish between Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia:

Participants will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of hypo/hyperglycemia. In addition, they will be able to comprehend the potential risks associated with both conditions. They will also be educated on the appropriate actions to take in case of an emergency.

Develop Workplace Strategies for Diabetes Support:

The training will provide guidance on how to approach concerns about a colleague or employee with diabetes. The training will equip participants with knowledge on how to foster a supportive environment, accommodate special needs, and understand the rights and responsibilities related to diabetes in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain what diabetes is
  2. List the main types of diabetes and risk factors
  3. Identify what hypoglycaemia and hyper glycaemia is
  4. Discuss what steps to take if you are concerned about someone who has diabetes.

Will attending this training make me competent?

In short, no. No classroom-based training course can give you full competency – be very wary of anyone claiming they can. Our classroom-based assessments are designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace competency. We will be sure to provide you with the relevant workbooks and competency proformas to be observed and signed off within the workplace according.

What equipment will you use for diabetes awareness training?

We have a variety of different training equipment and tools available. The training will be relevant and transferable. However, if you have a specific requirement for a particular type of equipment, please make this clear during the booking process, and the team will ensure this is provided.

Alternatively, we can use your own equipment for training.

Importance of Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes awareness is really important because it helps people know about diabetes and how to deal with it. It can also help find diabetes early so people can get help sooner.

By knowing the risks, people can make better choices to avoid getting diabetes. When people know about diabetes, they can take care of themselves better and prevent big problems.

Also, when more people understand diabetes, they can support those who have it. This can make it easier for everyone to live with diabetes.

Diabetes awareness can also help change rules and get more help for people with diabetes.

It can even save money on healthcare costs.

So, learning about diabetes is a good thing for all of us!

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended