Complications of Diabetes

This micro skills course outlines immediate and long-term complications of diabetes and strategies to prevent them. It will also cover the management of problems with insulin doses and timing as well as problems with insulin devices.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
NHS Health Education England

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Outline the actions the child, family and healthcare professionals should take when insulin is missed or if a wrong or late dose of insulin is given
  • List the action to take if there is a problem with insulin devices
  • Explain how to monitor, diagnose and manage associated conditions
  • Describe the immediate and long-term complications of diabetes
  • Explain the purpose of screening for long-term diabetic complications
  • State the methods used and frequency of screening for diabetic complications
  • Course provided in association with


    • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
    • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
    • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
    • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
    • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.