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Course details

Course objectives:

  • The physiological causes, symptoms and effects of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
  • The treatment and management of diabetes.
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Maintaining good foot care and why this is important.
  • Long term complications of diabetes.


  • The difference between Type 1 & 2.
  • Signs and symptoms.
  • How to manage diabetes when a service user is ill.
  • Why healthy eating and exercise is important.
  • Monitoring blood glucose levels.
Course length
1 hour
Target group
This course is ideal for anyone working in a caring capacity for either children or vulnerable adults.

This course can be accessed through the Council’s E-learning platform.
If you are unable to access the E-learning platform please contact: