Description of this module

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Identify the types of Diabetes Mellitus;
  • Identify the characteristic symptoms of this pathology;
  • Support and clarify patients in their doubts about the disease, diagnostics and therapeutics;
  • Alert patients to the complications that may exist in the course of the disease;
  • Inform how to determine correctly the blood glucose values and support the therapeutic management.


  • Blood glucose regulation
  • Types of diabetes
  • Symptoms and diagnosis
  • Insulin
  • Oral antidiabetics
  • Diabetes complications
  • Blood glucose self-monitoring systems
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.