London Medical, based in Marylebone runs a Diabetes Education Programme that takes place throughout the year in the form of education days and evening meetings.

Within the NHS there are DAFNE and DESMOND courses. These are free, but not all PCT host them, and when they do, they are often over-subscribed so you might have a bit of a wait to get on one.

Private training courses

If you have the ability to fund diabetes training yourself then you can take courses, such as the ones run by London Medical, based in Marylebone. It’s Diabetes Education Programme takes place throughout the year in the form of education days and evening meetings.

The programme covers a wide variety of diabetes and nutrition related topics such as the Advanced Carbohydrate Counting & Insulin Dose Adjustment Course.

Hands on learning

There are three 4-hour sessions over a month. Attendees get practical hands-on learning with foods you eat and are encouraged to take their learning home to consolidate what has been covered and discuss the results on their return.

At London Medical it’s possible to hire a Continuous Glucose Monitor (Navigator) for 5 days to observe the effect of carbs and verify insulin dose accuracy.

There is also a separate course on Insulin Pump & CGM Education for Optimal Insulin Use in Diabetes. This course consists of three 6-hour sessions over 3-5 weeks and is intended as a joint learning event for people with diabetes, their family members and Health Care Professionals.

Accredited by RCN

The courses have been accredited by RCN and the accreditation has also been applied from the RCP/ABCD and BDA for doctors, nurses and dieticians respectively.

Courses are taking place in July and October. To register your interest for any of the London Medical courses, see below.

Course fees

  • £500 – Insulin Pump and CGM Training Course (All 3 Days)
  • £400 – Insulin Pump Training Course (Day 1 and Day 2)
  • £250 – CGM Training Course (Day 3 Only)

Lite lunch and refreshment are included, discount also available for family & group bookings. To book a place or for more information, please use the form below.

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