X-PERT Diabetes First Steps course

Attend a 2½ hour education session - available across a range of dates and locations, including evenings and weekends.

The sessions are run by a diabetes dietitian or nurse.

Meet other people with diabetes and receive an education handbook.

Find out:

  • About type 1 and type 2 diabetes and insulin action
  • Health results and blood tests, their meaning and target ranges
  • The AMOUNT of carbohydrate has a much greater impact on blood glucose than the TYPE
  • Energy balance and long-term lifestyle change to manage weight
  • Common myths and misconceptions regarding food and diabetes
  • What is involved in a diabetes annual review and why
  • The need to take responsibility for diabetes self-management and accept that self-care choices have the greatest impact on health and well-being.

Download the pdf X-PERT Diabetes First Steps - programme information (180 KB)

Learn about the options to continue your learning: