Diabetes Awareness Training

Supporting people living with diabetes

Participant carrying out finger prick test for Diabetes Awareness Training

Practical training and measures for working with diabetes

Diabetes Awareness Training provides an all-inclusive understanding of the everyday experiences of people who live with diabetes. 

The comprehensive overview of diabetes is suitable for most healthcare professionals with practical and engaging content designed to embed all complexities of the condition.

Course content

The course highlights the different types of diabetes, its causes and impacts, and how medication and lifestyle changes can affect the way people live with the condition.

  • What is diabetes?
  • Complications
  • Types of diabetes
  • Weight management
  • Food and diabetes
  • Medication and treatment
  • Monitoring glucose levels
  • Impact of diabetes

Interactive, fun and informative demonstrations highlight how appropriate care can improve the ways of living with diabetes and how healthcare professionals can effectively and confidently manage any complications.

Training is designed to be engaging and participants are encouraged to work in collaboration to broaden everyone’s knowledge and have a safe environment to ask questions and share experiences.

Two additional Diabetes Awareness courses can be taken, see links below. 

Diabetes Awareness with Blood Glucose Monitoring Competency 

Diabetes Awareness with Insulin Administration 

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Who is this course designed for?

The Diabetes Awareness course is ideal for all personnel working in a role who may come into contact with patients or clients with diabetes. The course content can be tailored and presented to organisations which have specific needs.

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Course reviews

The course was delivered at a level that the target audience could understand and was informative and well presented.

Kevan Williams, Stafford Short Breaks

Great course, a good balance of practical, visual and information. Very helpful and would recommend.

Irga Brown, Stafford Short Breaks
Very informative, all questions answered. A complete health condition explained in easy to understand delivery.
John Rowlands, Stafford Short Breaks

A very informative day, as from previous experience TeeJay’s sparkle and passion shone through! The course is very useful in explaining diabetes, how lifestyle impacts so much on our health and to refresh knowledge and see how much technology has changed. TeeJay’s presentation style ius always a delight to be a part of – Thank you!

Lorraine Walters, Training Manager , Wiltshire County Council

Well worth attending if you work with the elderly or those who have diabetes, it was very helpful and delivered in a manner that was easy to understand.

Leslie Wilkins, Andover Nursing Home

Course duration

The Diabetes Awareness Training course is a half day course. Please allow for a duration of 3 hours which includes a break.

Course outcome

At the end of the course, participants will understand the complications and impact of diabetes and effective ways to manage the condition through medication, lifestyle and risk management.

Participants will gain extensive knowledge about the condition and feel comfortable when offering advice, using appropriate medication and monitoring measures.

Ways to study

The course is accessible as tailored training for organisations which require specific content or have a large team that needs to attend.

This can be organised as an online (via Zoom or Teams) or in-person session.

Diabetes Awareness Training fees

£350 + VAT and travel where applicable for up to 20 participants.

Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

To book or ask a question call 0330 100 2821 or email training@momentumpeople.co.uk