The Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre and Ontario Tech University offer new Type 1 Diabetes Educator (Health Professional) Certificate

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The Type 1 Diabetes Certificate program for regulated healthcare professionals consists of ten (10) modules designed to increase knowledge about type 1 diabetes, its treatment, care options and techniques specific to working with people living with type 1 diabetes. These modules provide a solid foundation of clinical and practical knowledge of type 1 diabetes the disease; its presentation during various life stages and events (e.g. pregnancy), blood glucose management, various care/treatment technologies, insulin adjustment, the effects of nutrition and exercise, types of complications and suggested treatment, and a professional practice perspective.