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Introduction to Diabetes

Ascend Learning Solutions

A fun and informative course aimed to give the learners a good range of knowledge and skills to effectively support people living with diabetes.

Who should complete the course?

Anyone who encounters diabetes in the workplace or the community, for example health and social care workers, schools or businesses.


To give you underpinning knowledge of the signs and symptoms and actions that need to be taken in relation to diabetes care.


By the end of the course, delegates will have the skills to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of diabetes and how it is treated
  • Discuss how to manage hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • Describe how to maintain the health of a client with a diagnosis of diabetes
Course Content

Course Content

  • What is diabetes?
  • Types of diabetes
  • Responding to a ‘hypo’ or a ‘hyper’
  • Living with diabetes


Half-Day (3 hours)


Observation and participation.

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