Understanding Diabetes

e-Learning FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES

[THIS NEW COURSE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR FREE]

Course Overview 

This Course consists of 3 short Modules that together explain why all youth and families need to learn about diabetes and the risks it presents for their collective well-being.

This course will help family members to understand the main types of diabetes and the importance of working together to minimize the risks of contracting Type 2 diabetes. For those living with diabetes, the course explains how to help reduce the risks of diabetes-related complications and how to help prepare a youthful family member to make a successful transition from the paediatric to adult healthcare system.

Module 1: Diabetes Basics

Diabetes is now a worldwide pandemic that is growing. Much of that growth is occurring in children and youth. Families need to understand diabetes and the risk it presents.

Module 2: Diabetes and Prevention

70% of Type 2 Diabetes cases can be prevented or delayed. Early detection is essential.

For people living with diabetes, potential complications can also be avoided or delayed.

Learn how family members can work together to reduce the risks.

Module 3: Preparing for Transition

All youth living with diabetes of any type must eventually move from the paediatric to adult healthcare system. Early preparation is essential. Ask the right questions.

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