Carbohydrate counting is a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that you eat or drink. The course is for people using either an insulin pump or multiple daily injections (MDI)/ basal-bolus short-acting insulin with meals and long-acting insulin once/twice a day. Most people who carbohydrate count have Type 1 diabetes.
The Type 2 Diabetes Prevention course is aimed at anyone that is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This course aims to give you the information you need to know about what type 2 diabetes is and how you can reduce your risk of developing it.
This course is an introductory course that provides information about living with type 1 diabetes. Aimed at anyone diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it focuses on what diabetes is, how it is treated, insulin and blood glucose management, complications that may occur, as well as what you can do to keep yourself healthy.
My Type 2 Diabetes is for anyone who has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This course aims to give you the information about what type 2 diabetes is, what it might mean for your health and what you can do to manage it.
This course provides information about gestational diabetes and is designed for women that have been diagnosed with this condition. However, if you are a family member or carer for someone that has been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, or you are a health care professional that treats women with gestational diabetes, this will help you understand this type of diabetes better.
This is aimed at teenagers and young people living with type 1 diabetes, but may be useful for others facing new experiences, such as drinking alcohol, sex, driving, travelling abroad, employment and becoming an adult and leaving home.
Have you ever considered switching to an insulin pump? Switching from insulin injections to an insulin pump can be a daunting time for people. This course provides an introductory guide aimed at people with type 1 diabetes considering switching from injections to an insulin pump.
This course is aimed at people who are starting out with an insulin pump, or as a refresher for those that are already established on insulin pump therapy. The course should be undertaken in conjunction with support from your healthcare team.