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Diabetes Essentials for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £170.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

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

Course Content

What is diabetes, its causes and symptoms

Weight, BMI, waist circumference ratio

Nutrition, exercise and obesity

QOF indicators and diabetes

NICE guidelines

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

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Develop essential knowledge and appropriate skills in the quality treatment and management of the patient with diabetes

Course Attended By

Course Venues and Prices

  • London - Venue to be confirmed, - £170.00 - 20/10/2021

  • Birmingham - Venue to be confirmed, - £170.00 - 27/10/2021

  • Manchester - Venue to be confirmed, - £170.00 - 15/11/2021

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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