This course provides a foundation level of education to all healthcare professionals that care for children and young people with diabetes and their families.
Improving the quality of care for patients with type 1 diabetes: dose adjustment for normal eating (DAFNE)
Dose adjustment for normal eating’ (DAFNE) is a 5-day structured education programme for adults with type 1 diabetes that provides the knowledge and skills required for insulin adjustment on a meal-by-meal basis, within a safe environment.
Commencing insulin therapy in patients with diabetes introduces a number of patient safety risks, including hypoglycaemia. Healthcare professionals commonly lack the expertise and time to educate each patient about titrating their changing dose requirements.