Life with Diabetes

Payment
Обучение бесплатное
Certificate
Сертификация платная
Duration
11 месяцев
О курсе

This course focuses on providing skills and resources for you and your family to manage life with diabetes.

You will learn what diabetes is, the difference between type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes as well as how they are treated and why management is so important.

You will learn about recommended food choices and eating habits for those living with diabetes as well as the best types of exercise to help manage blood glucose levels. Lastly, we will discuss overall strategies for keeping well and managing your condition including sick day management, hypoglycaemia management and travel.

Программа
Life with Diabetes
Learn how to confidently manage your diabetes and live a healthy, happy life.
Что Вы изучите?
  • The different types of diabetes, who is at risk and how each type of diabetes is treated.
  • How to make good food choices and improve your eating habits.
  • The importance and benefits of physical activity to help manage diabetes and ways to reduce stress
  • Types of diabetes medications and how to manage them.
  • The importance of having your own healthcare plan and managing the challenges of daily life with diabetes.
Лекторы
Patricia Marshall
Patricia Marshall
DIAB1x Course Coordinator Curtin University
Patricia is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Credentialed Diabetes Educator who has worked in diabetes education for nearly forty years. She has extensive experience educating people with diabetes, both in groups and individually. Patricia has worked in community health centres and hospitals around Australia, including Queanbeyan (NSW), Katherine (NT), the Pilbara (WA), Perth (WA) and the Solomon Islands where she has trained aboriginal and bicultural health workers in diabetes management. She has worked in health promotion, studied Herbal Medicine and designed and taught courses in nutrition to Naturopathy students and child care workers. In addition, she has developed and delivered a nutrition program to refugee children in an Islamic college. In 2001 Patricia helped to develop a distance education Graduate Certificate course for diabetes educators at Curtin University, then taught the course while completing a Graduate Diploma in Health Education. Later she returned to Curtin University to coordinate the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes. She is a former national president of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association. Patricia currently teaches in the Food, Nutrition and Health program at Curtin University.
Платформа
EdX
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