Diabetes

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of diabetes, particularly for those working in the health and social care sector.

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Overview of Diabetes

Qualification objectives

The objective of this qualification is to gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • The types, causes, signs and symptoms of diabetes
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • The impact of diabetes on individuals, others and society
  • The treatment and management of diabetes
  • Common complications of diabetes.

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By completing the qualification, learners will develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of diabetes, which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications, and into relevant employment, in the health and social care sector.

Course units

In this unit, learners will gain an understanding of diabetes as a metabolic disease; the types, causes, signs and symptoms, and associated anatomy and normal physiology.

In this unit, learners will gain an understanding of the wider context of diabetes and its consequences for society, the individual, their family and friends.

In this unit, learners will gain understanding of the treatment and management of diabetes. They will also consider the benefits of a healthy diet, exercise and lifestyle and the role of, and sources of, support.

In this unit, learners will gain a detailed understanding of the range of common complications of diabetes and the consequences on physical health for the individual.

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Eligibility

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

24+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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