Aimed at health care assistants working in General Practice who want to develop themselves and the wider team in the care and management of the patient with diabetes.
"Very informative, touching on all areas of Diabetes."
"Really good! All questions answered and covered what everyone wanted to know!"
Past course delegates, September 2016
What is diabetes, its causes and symptoms
Weight, BMI, waist circumference ratio
Nutrition, exercise and obesity
QOF indicators and diabetes
Blood results and what they can show
Blood glucose control and measurement
How to recognise signs of vascular disease and neuropathic conditions
Essential foot care
Medication how it works and side effects
Recognising hypoglycaemia and its treatment and management
The impact of diabetes on clients and their families Lifestyle choices and giving correct advice