New online course Futurelearn (part of the OU) are starting a new, free online course on living with diabetes. (I've done other courses with them and they've been very good.) P.s. You can pay for a certificate, but this is probably only of interest to health professionals. Details and registration at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/living-well-with-diabetes? Here's a summary: ONLINE COURSE Living Well with Diabetes Examine the concepts of health, wellness and holism and understand what it means to have an illness like diabetes. Understand holistic healthcare and what it means to live well with Diabetes Diabetes is recognised as the world’s fastest growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with it worldwide. This online course examines the concepts of health, wellness and holism, to find out what it means to have a chronic illness like diabetes. You’ll explore the psychological impact of diabetes and the ideas of self-efficacy and self-care, and get a free taste of Deakin University’s postgraduate degree in Diabetes Education, which can be done entirely on FutureLearn. Duration 2 weeks 3 hours per week FREE online course Certificates available View transcript When would you like to start? 1 May 2017 Date to be announced What will you achieve? Explore the concepts of health, wellness and holism Explain the connections between chronic illness and quality of life Investigate the psycho-social impact of diabetes for individuals and their family members and their coping strategies Explore the role of self-efficacy in achieving self-care and living well with diabetes Who is the course for? This course is targeted at: people wanting to understand the causes, types and treatment of diabetes health professionals wanting to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes.