Health science academy South Africa

Overview of Diabetes Pathophysiology 

Enhance your understanding of diabetes. This course gives an overview about the condition including complications arising from it; self-monitoring of blood glucose; and addresses subtopics such as type 1 and 2 diabetes, newly diagnosed and gestational diabetes, as well as diabetic foot and eye care.

Estimated 14 hours

Suggested effort, 2 hours per day

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Health Science Academy
South Africa

Health Science Academy South Africa is an accredited provider of education and training in the South African healthcare sector and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD). The Academy has extensive experience in adult education and training in the healthcare sector.
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Benefits of this course

By the end of this course, you'll gain;

Knowledge on the pancreas, the function of insulin and the A1C test.
Understanding of type 1 and 2 diabetes, their diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.
Understanding on how to prevent diabetic eye and foot complications.
Understanding of newly diagnosed and gestational diabetes.

Who can take this course

This course will benefit patients that have been newly diagnosed with diabetes and people with limited medical knowledge who want to learn more about the disease.

Pregnant women or those caring for pregnant women who suffer from gestational diabetes can also benefit from this course.

Looking Ahead

We will help you unlock your inner potential so you can excel in your professional field.

What you'll learn

  • Diabetes the Disease
  • Advanced Diabetes Type 1
  • Advanced Diabetes Type 2
  • Advanced Diabetes Eye Care
  • Advanced Diabetes Foot Care
  • Advanced Dia Diabetes Gestational  Care
  • Newly Diagnosed Diabetes
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