Are you in healthcare looking for ways to deal with diabetes?
Diabetes is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease; in Australia the number of people with diabetes and pre-diabetes is estimated to be approximately 3.5 million. Diabetes can happen to anybody, with children and young adults developing type 1 diabetes, whilst type 2 diabetes is more common in the 40 to 59 age bracket.
Diabetes increases the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease and other conditions. As diabetes and associated conditions continue to increase the burden of care on the healthcare system, there has been a push toward patient education and self-management strategies.
This course provides up-to-date information on the best quality care and assistance professionals can provide to people with diabetes.