COURSES / HEALTH

Living with Diabetes

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  • Internationally Accredited by ICOES
  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 24/7 Access
  • 4167 Students Enrolled

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Don't let diabetes control your life! Learn to manage and control diabetes through an understanding of the different types of diabetes and treatments available


When you’re first diagnosed with diabetes, it can be a shock. Even if your doctor covers all the bases, you may be left feeling nervous, alone, and uncertain about the changes you’ll have to make in your life. Or, you may suspect that you have diabetes, and don’t know what the next steps are. The goal of this course is to provide you with information, education, support, and empowerment, so you can take control of your diabetes and live your happiest and healthiest life. From those early days of your first appointment and getting tested, right through long-term management and self-care, we’ll cover all the stages of living with diabetes. In this course you’ll learn tons of coping and wellness strategies related to diet, exercise, stress management, pain relief, and natural healing remedies. If you’re learning to live life as a diabetic, you don’t have to go it alone, and you don’t have to be in the dark! Our goal is to equip you with the tools of diabetes management so you can make smart decisions about your wellness and care.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • What to expect at your first doctor’s visit
  • An overview of the different types of diabetes – Types 1, 2, 3, and others
  • Various treatment methods and options
  • All about Insulin pumps and other devices
  • How to manage specific symptoms of diabetes and treat pain
  • Natural and homeopathic remedies
  • A comprehensive nutritional guide for diabetics
  • Exercise regimes recommended for diabetics
  • How to care for mental health issues, including depression and anxiety
  • What it means to cope with a chronic illness
  • Where to find support and resources in your community
  • Individuals who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes
  • Those currently being tested for diabetes
  • Anyone who worries they may have diabetes
  • Family members of a loved one who has diabetes
  • Individuals who have diabetes and want support and resources
  • Those who want to manage their diabetes more effectively

This course serves as a good introduction to diabetes for individuals pursuing medical and nutrition careers, as well as caregivers to all ages:

  • Diabetes Specialist
  • Nutritionist/Nutrition Counsellor
  • Teacher, Childcare Worker, Daycare Attendant
  • Elderly caretaker/ Live-in Caregiver
  • Nurse
  • Doctor's Assistant

 

 

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course
  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

Module 1: Introduction: Understanding Diabetes
  • What is Diabetes, and Who Gets It?
  • Common Symptoms and Diagnosis
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Type 3 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • MODY, LADA, and Other Types of Diabetes
  • Preparing for Your First Appointment
Module 2: Treatment And Care For All Types
  • Understanding Treatment Options
  • Testing Glucose and Hemoglobin
  • Treating With Insulin – Injectables and Devices
  • Non-Insulin Injectables
  • Oral Medications
  • How to Avoid Diabetes Complications
  • Patient Advocacy: Know Your Rights
Module 3: Managing Your Symptoms
  • Treatment for Neuropathy
  • Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
  • Battling Fatigue and Low Energy
  • Taking Control of Weight Fluctuation
  • Itchiness, Rashes, and Other Diabetic Dermadromes
  • Caring for Mental Health Issues
  • Homeopathy and Natural Medicine
Module 4: Practicing Self Care: Diet And Lifestyle
  • Nutrition Guide for Diabetics
  • How to Manage Carb and Caloric Intake
  • Calculating Energy Expenditure
  • Developing a Personalized Exercise Regime
  • Diabetes and Sexual Health
  • Coping with Stress and Frustration
Module 5: Long-term Management For A Happy, Healthy Life
  • It’s Ok to Not be “Okay”!
  • Developing and Sticking with a Treatment Plan
  • Finding the Right Doctors, Clinics, and Practitioners
  • How to Prepare for Emergencies
  • Diabetes at School and in the Workplace
  • Getting Support from Family and Friends
  • Reach Out: Online Communities, Forums, and Groups
  • Diabetes Resources in Your Area

RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Step 1

Register

Follow the easy peasy enrollment process

Step 2

Study

Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device

Step 3

Evaluations

Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module

Step 4

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!

Module 1: Introduction: Understanding Diabetes
  • What is Diabetes, and Who Gets It?
  • Common Symptoms and Diagnosis
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Type 3 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • MODY, LADA, and Other Types of Diabetes
  • Preparing for Your First Appointment
Module 2: Treatment And Care For All Types
  • Understanding Treatment Options
  • Testing Glucose and Hemoglobin
  • Treating With Insulin – Injectables and Devices
  • Non-Insulin Injectables
  • Oral Medications
  • How to Avoid Diabetes Complications
  • Patient Advocacy: Know Your Rights
Module 3: Managing Your Symptoms
  • Treatment for Neuropathy
  • Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
  • Battling Fatigue and Low Energy
  • Taking Control of Weight Fluctuation
  • Itchiness, Rashes, and Other Diabetic Dermadromes
  • Caring for Mental Health Issues
  • Homeopathy and Natural Medicine
Module 4: Practicing Self Care: Diet And Lifestyle
  • Nutrition Guide for Diabetics
  • How to Manage Carb and Caloric Intake
  • Calculating Energy Expenditure
  • Developing a Personalized Exercise Regime
  • Diabetes and Sexual Health
  • Coping with Stress and Frustration
Module 5: Long-term Management For A Happy, Healthy Life
  • It’s Ok to Not be “Okay”!
  • Developing and Sticking with a Treatment Plan
  • Finding the Right Doctors, Clinics, and Practitioners
  • How to Prepare for Emergencies
  • Diabetes at School and in the Workplace
  • Getting Support from Family and Friends
  • Reach Out: Online Communities, Forums, and Groups
  • Diabetes Resources in Your Area

$ 99

SIGN UP NOW!
  • Internationally Accredited by ICOES
  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 24/7 Access
  • 4167 Students Enrolled
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