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Diabetes Mellitus



Target Audience Nursing Staff

Goal To develop a sound understanding of the condition and its management

Objectives  At the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Monitor & control normal blood sugar levels
  • Identify & manage signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia
  • Detect & manage signs & symptoms of hyperglycaemia


Diabetes NSW, ‘Management of Diabetes’ viewed on the 24th of February 2016 <http://diabetesnsw.com.au/useful-tools/information-sheets/indigenous-information-sheets/?gclid=Cj0KEQiA6bq2BRC6ppf0_83Z1YIBEiQAgPYNvZHF3TFWYN0Wch0FN8gN67hUmCnxIm9BUDNgX2DQO-caAr2e8P8HAQ>.

Diabetes Australia, ‘Best Practice Guidelines’ viewed on the 25th of February 2016 <https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/best-practice-guidelines>

The Department of Health; The Australian Government, ‘Diabetes’ viewed on the 26th of February 2016 <http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/chronic-diabetes>

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