Diabetes Risk Awareness Courses at The School of Natural Health Sciences

Diabetes Risk Awareness Course

Self Study: £135 Tutored: £295

A Distance Learning Diploma Course of 8 Lessons

Diabetes Risk Awareness Course

Diabetes is widely recognised as one of the leading causes of death and disability in the industrialised world. The purpose of this course on diabetes mellitus is to ensure that holistic therapists are in possession of sound information so that they are aware of the symptoms and dangers of this disease. Therapist’s will therefore be in a position to know when to recommend that a client seeks qualified medical advice and assistance.

Diabetes is incurable. However, early diagnosis, followed by the appropriate treatment, will enable the individual to live a full and productive life. This course will be of benefit to every Holistic Therapist. This is seen as an ‘additional course’ to all other therapy training and is provided to broaden the knowledge and increase awareness of this ailment for everyone who studies this course.

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Subjects included in the Course

• What is Diabetes Mellitus?
• Diabetes Types 1 & 2
• Why Holistic Therapists should be knowledgeable about diabetes
• Long term complications from diabetes due to late diagnosis
• Duty of care that the therapist owes to the client
• The endocrine system and the pancreas
• Production of the hormones insulin and glucagons
• The regulation of blood sugar
• Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
• The importance of Diet and Weight Control
• Levels of blood glucose
• The symptoms of diabetes

• The complications and long term physical damage caused by diabetes
• Blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, nerve damage, and limb amputations
• Implications for the Holistic Therapist
• How the therapist can make a ‘preliminary assessment’ and refer to a Medical Professional
• Managing the initial discussion
• The questions that the therapist needs to ask and how the answers may be interpreted
• Assessing the results of the discussion session
• How to advise on Dietary measures and exercise programmes
• How you can incorporate diabetic risk assessment into your practice

Diabetes Risk Awareness Course Outcome

This course leads to a Practitioner/Therapist Level Qualification. See our Accreditation Page for the list of ‘independent accrediting bodies’ who approve and accredit our courses in the UK and around the World.

About Our Diabetes Risk Awareness Course Writer and Tutor – Tony Edwards

Tony Edwards holds advanced qualifications in Nutrition, Counselling, Psychotherapy and Behaviour Modification, Stress Management, Transpersonal Psychotherapy and Naturopathy. He is a Nationally Registered Hypnotherapist and Hypnoanalyst, a Fellow of the British Institute of Hypnotherapy and a Registered Member of the Association of Natural Medicine. Tony is also the author of internationally recognised training courses and texts in these subjects. He is a member of several ‘Professional Bodies’ concerned with various modalities in the complementary therapy field, a Member of the Nutrition Society, and a Life Fellow of Medicina Alternativa.

Those who have studied with us previously, will be familiar with Tony’s excellent presentation of many of our courses. These include: Hypnotherapy, Medical Hypnotherapy, Past Life Therapy, Clinical Nutrition and Meridian Psychotherapy.

Tony has written an article entitled “Obesity – A briefing for Complementary Therapists” where he discusses the implications of the spiralling obesity problem. The article also suggests that Holistic Therapists have an ‘important role’ to play in combating the problem, by offering Nutritional advice to their clients

Diabetes Risk Awareness Course Instalments

Instalment fees in £GBP

Tutored: Single payment of £295
or £95 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of £50.

Self Study: Single payment of £135
or £35 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of £25.

Instalment fees in $USD

Tutored: Single payment of $590
or $190 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of $100.

Self Study: Single payment of $270
or $70 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of $50.

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