Diabetes & Blood Glucose monitoring

Course Overview - Diabetes & Blood Glucose monitoring

This course provides an understanding of how to care for a child or young person who has diabetes.


Course content


  • What is diabetes type 1 and type 2
  • Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system
  • Signs and Symptoms of diabetes in childhood 
  • Management of diabetes
  • Types of insulins
  • Hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • Use of Individual Care Plans

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Courses are bespoke and individualised to the needs of the child or young adult.  Training courses will provide staff with the  skills required to meet the individual needs of each child or young adult.  


All our training courses are based on current NHS best practice and are competence based and assessed against nationally recognised standards.

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