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Diabetes Masterclass

Help Treat Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes with our CPD Accreditation

This is online e-learning course is accredited by CIMSPA and REPs.

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Gain a CPD Certification

The Diabetes masterclass has been created by industry experts, and is an essential viewing for every health and fitness professional.

Learn the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Once upon a time diabetes was a rare condition that happened to an unfortunate few. Now it is fast becoming the norm. There are an estimated 3.5 million people living with diabetes in the UK and a further 1 million who are thought to have undiagnosed diabetes. By 2040 it is expected that diabetes will affect 1 in 10 of us.

This means that a significant proportion of the clients you see could be suffering from diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes plus many more will be at risk of developing the condition. As a health and fitness professional you are uniquely positioned to help these clients. This masterclass will give you the knowledge and skills to do just that.

How you can Help

90% of those with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes, which is a preventable condition. Obesity is the most potent risk factor for Type 2 diabetes accounting for 80–85 per cent of the overall risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. For this reason supporting your clients to be more active and eat healthier has the potential to make massive difference in their lives, whether they are already suffering from diabetes or at risk of developing it.

This 1 hour video masterclass will provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes, along with their causes and symptoms and treatment. There will be particular focus on the prevention and management of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.

Your Presenter

The masterclass is presented by nutrition and fitness expert Heather Oakes who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this masterclass.

Learn from an Expert

This masterclass is presented by nutrition and fitness expert Heather who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this masterclass.

Advise on how to Prevent Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes

Support your clients to be active and healthier, whether they are already suffering from diabetes or at a risk of developing it.

Understand the Causes, Symptoms and Management of Diabetes

Diabetes is an increasingly common condition and many of your clients may be suffering from the condition or at risk of developing it. An understanding of this condition is vital for any health and fitness professional.

Discover the best diet for Diabetes

A wide variety of diets are recommended for diabetes but which is most effective? This masterclass considers the evidence and separates fact from the fiction.

Course specifics

This is an E-Learning course

You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.

Please check the other tabs for entry requirements.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

This masterclass is suitable for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of diabetes for either professional or personal reasons.

However, we recommend reading our nutrition blog posts prior to starting the course. There are loads of useful material to help cement your understanding of nutrition! Read them here:


An interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work through the course more than once.


The content is delivered via a series of video presentations supported by fact sheets and resource documents. Throughout the masterclass there will be activities to test your understanding and consolidate your learning.

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

  • The causes, symptoms and treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome
  • The impact of exercise on diabetes
  • What type of diet is best for someone with diabetes?
  • How to prevent the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes


There is no assessment for this masterclass.

Try out our Course Demonstration:

If you would like a demonstration of the course and to see our e-learning platform, please click below:

Diabetes Demo

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Options available to pay for your course:

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  • Pay your course in full - all of our CPD courses can be purchased through our website in full
  • Flexible payment schemes - pay a deposit and then the balance, pay as you learn, pay by company invoice or finance through OMNI (only available on selected courses)

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How do I know you’re the best training provider for my course?
  • We have over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • We were winners of the ukactive's Training Provider of the Year in 2016 & 2017
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 registered by the British Standards Institute
  • We offer you affordable and flexible payment options
  • Our flexible training format allows you to train at your own pace and in your own time
  • You will receive unlimited support throughout your training
  • Our team of experienced and highly qualified tutors make your training rewarding and fun
What is CIMSPA?

Launched in 2011, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport, fitness and physical activity sector and has been awarded chartered status by the Privy Council. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and is the strategic lead for professional development in the sector.

CIMSPA has been tasked by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), backed by Sport England and employers, with leading the sport and physical activity sectors workforce development programme. This will be achieved by creating a clear and rigorous set of employer-led standards for all sport and exercise professionals, with a similar clear and rigorous system for assessment, awarding and validating qualifications.

CIMSPA is recognised as the authoritative, single unified voice for the sector by government departments, key agencies and partners, including Sport England, Public Health England, ukactive, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sporta and cCLOA. The institute has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world – from student and apprentice through to service director and CEO. CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector. For more information go to

Is there a deadline to complete my training?

Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.

How long will the course take? How many hours should I study for per week?

We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.

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Student Success Story...

Scott Baptie

Sports Nutritionist, Author & Fat Loss Coach

Scott specialises in fat loss, muscle gain and nutrition for sports performance. He likes to challenge and encourage his clients to surpass their physical and mental boundaries by using effective, scientifically-proven nutritional strategies to help them achieve their goals. He was attracted to Future Fit Training as he has heard many positive reviews about the company and believed it would be a welcome addition to his current qualification portfolio. At the moment, Scott is involved in a wide range of fitness and nutrition projects and there are several exciting things on the horizon.

I love my job. I enjoy meeting with new clients and I am always excited when I am presented with an opportunity to help clients achieve their goals. The sense of satisfaction is unrivalled when you hear of clients successes.