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 Aspects
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise & Oral Medications
  • Insulin
  • Hypoglycemia & Hyperglycemia
  • Chronic Complications

Assigned readings are coupled with interactive seminars conducted via the web every week by an experienced Certified Diabetes Educator.

Evaluation Method

Evaluation Item
Weekly quizzes
Final quiz

Intended For

Medical technicians, personal support workers, family members / lay carers of people with diabetes etc. or health professionals (including those 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-WE1Diabetes 101 - Introduction to DiabetesOnlineFeb-04-2019 to Apr-14-2019Jan-25-2019Open

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