Diabetes Complications

Module code: MD7523

This module provides you with an in-depth overview of the complications associated with diabetes to equip the you with the knowledge and confidence to advise and support people with these conditions. 

Topics covered

  • Current screening, assessment and treatment of the microvascular and macrovascular complications associated with diabetes
  • Psychological implications of diabetes and its complications
  • Treatment for acute complications of diabetes (e.g. HHS and DKA)
  • Self-management and its use for treating the complications of diabetes
  • The annual review process for diabetes


  • 20 hours of lectures 
  • 1 hour of seminars
  • 10 hours of tutorials 
  • 15 hours of demonstrations 
  • 254 hours of work based learning


  • Case study 3,500 words (50%)
  • Discussion form (20%)
  • Exam (20%)
  • Reflective journal (10%)