Children and Young People with Diabetes

Module code: MD7261
Module co-ordinator: Premkumar Sundaram

Diagnosing and managing diabetes in children and young people can be particularly challenging. This comprehensive course has been developed by a talented team of paediatric specialists. 

The course covers issues relating to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes including diagnosis, acute conditions, transition to adolescence and the establishment of good self-management. 

Importantly, the course also addresses issues around child protection.


  • 14 hours of lectures
  • 12 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 122 hours of guided independent study


  • Exam, 1 hour (20%)
  • Written assignment, 2,000 words (80%)