Free course

Living with diabetes

Free statement of participation on completion

Living with diabetes is a free course that introduces the parts of the body and processes involved in the development of diabetes.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define and use, or recognise definitions and applications of, each of the terms printed in bold in the text
  • explain how diabetes is diagnosed
  • describe the different types of diabetes and their possible causes
  • describe some of the structures and chemical changes involved in glucose regulation within the body
  • discuss the factors that make people prone to developing diabetes, including genetic aspects.