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Diabetes in Children

Diabetes in Children

This course will give an overview of the different types of diabetes in children, the signs and symptoms, and treatment of diabetes.


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

    • Describe the different types of diabetes
    • Identify the signs and symptoms associated with diabetes
    • Understand the treatment options for those with diabetes
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Diabetes in Children – Course Introduction
    • What is Diabetes?
    • Pre-diabetes
    • Symptoms of Diabetes
    • Type 2 Diabetes in Children
    • What Causes Diabetes?
    • Type 1 Diabetes
    • Causes of Type 1 Diabetes
    • Treating Type 1 Diabetes
    • Hypo and Hyperglycaemia
    • Type 2 Diabetes
    • Treating Type 2 Diabetes
    • Complications from Type 2 Diabetes Other Types of Diabetes
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Children with Suspected Type 1 Diabetes
    • Monitoring Blood Glucose Levels
    • Conditions Associated with Diabetes
    • Child Patient Education
    • Type 1 Diabetes Recommendations for Children
    • Special Considerations
    • Children and Adherence
    • Transitioning from Child to Adult Care
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Diabetes in Children free course certificate.


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