Diabetes 101

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

ONLINE – login information will be emailed the week before the course start date




Approximately 10 weeks.


Anne Belton RN, BA, M Ed , CDE

Learner Outcomes

You will focus on the basics of diabetes and how the professional (who is not a Diabetes Educator) or non-professional can support the person with diabetes, covering:

  • What is Diabetes
  • Psychological adjustment to diabetes
  • Self-management education
  • Nutrition & exercise
  • Medications
  • Acute complications
  • Chronic complications

Evaluation Method

Evaluation Item Due Date
Bi-weekly quizzes
Final quiz

Intended For

Medical technicians, personal support workers, family members, lay carers of people with diabetes etc. or health professionals (not registered or licensed with a regulatory body in Canada) wishing for a general introduction to diabetes.

Text Book

All course material is available online.


  • Computer literacy
    • Students must have access to a computer that meets the minimum system requirements, access to the Internet, and an e-mail account
    • Access to and basic proficiency with a PDF reader, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint are also required as they are used to access course material and submit evaluation items

DE806 Diabetes 101


CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
DE806-800Diabetes 101 - General Diabetes EducationOnline$679.00Nov-06-2017 to Mar-04-2018Oct-20-2017Open