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The aims of the Introduction to Diabetes course are to provide a basic knowledge and understanding of: The mechanisms behind diabetes and its complications Different types of diabetes and how it is classified and diagnosed Optimal care and the treatments options available for people with diabetes The impact of diabetes on society and health care systems Why it is important to study this disease process The major influential studies conducted in people with diabetes The importance of consumer involvement in diabetes research. Following the course, participants are skilled to be able to: Understand the impact of diabetes on individuals and society Understand the different types of diabetes Understand the complications of diabetes Understand optimal care pathways for people with diabetes Understand how the major studies conducted in people with diabetes have contributed to changes in care Understand why it is important to involve consumers in the research process Participate in and contribute to discussions about diabetes The Introduction to Diabetes Course is run annually by the DRN Training and Education workstream.

The aims of the Introduction to Diabetes course are to provide a basic knowledge and understanding of: The mechanisms behind diabetes and its complications Different types of diabetes and how it is classified and diagnosed Optimal care and the treatments options available for people with diabetes The impact of diabetes on society and health care systems Why it is important to study this disease...

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