Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes - Level 2
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Our certificate in understanding the care and management of diabetes course is great for both individuals interested in developing their understanding of diabetes, as well as employers looking for training to upskill their staff.
This level 2 certificate provides an understanding of diabetes including the treatment and management of diabetes. Develop an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur as well as developing knowledge on how diabetes is diagnosed and initial care.
This diabetes training also develops an awareness of how type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and learn about on-going care and treatment to control blood sugar levels. The treatment and management of diabetes is crucial in ensuring the quality of life for those with this condition.
What will I study on this course?
Unit 1: Understand diabetes
Explore the varying functions of glucose and insulin in the blood, the different forms and causes of diabetes, as well as the risk factors associated with each type.
Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes
Examine the prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, paying attention to how the condition can be delayed, or even prevented, through healthy lifestyle changes.
Unit 3: Understand the initial care of diabetes
Investigate how Diabetes can be managed and monitored. As well as considering the mental and physical impact that diabetes diagnosis can have on an individual.
Unit 4: Understand treatment and management of diabetes
Develop an understanding of the ongoing care and treatment recommended to control blood glucose levels and identify how best to prevent and detect complications in people with diabetes.
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Adult (19+) learners
Depending on your age, course, educational history and personal circumstances, there may be options available for you to receive a course fully-funded by the government. Our fee calculator will help give you an idea on whether you'll be able to have your course fee waived or covered by an Advanced Learner Loan.
Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan
If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.
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