This outstanding online training resource will give you a comprehensive understanding of diabetes and its impact on sufferers, allowing you to protect the wellbeing of diabetics in your care.

Diabetes has wide ranging effects and consequences. How can you offer the care and support expected of you without comprehensive training in this subject? Promoting effective diabetes management is your responsibility as a health or social care worker.

A 'must have' for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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As a guide, this course should take between 60 to 70 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • What is diabetes?
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Managing diabetes
  • Borderline diabetes
  • Symptoms of diabetes
  • Hormonal disorders & diabetes
  • Diagnosis
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Treatment
  • Types of insulin
  • Who can administer insulin
  • Injecting insulin: pens and syringes
  • Insulin pumps
  • Jet injectors
  • Oral medication
  • Annual reviews
  • Complications
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Symptoms of hypoglycaemia
  • Treatment for hypoglycaemia
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Complications of long-term hyperglycaemia
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Eye disease
  • Foot disease & foot ulcers
  • Neuropathy
  • Kidney disease & heart disease
  • Elderly diabetics
  • Diet & weight management
  • Alcohol & smoking