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Formal diabetes training

Good day,

I would like to enquire as to where I will be able to study diabetes formally here in South Africa.
Please direct me as I am unable to access any information.
I am a registered nurse currently working in a hospital in Johannesburg.

Many thanks,
– Lillian Mophaleng

Editor’s note: This is a question we get from a lot of readers, either looking for formal diabetes training as a nurse, or looking to become a diabetes educator. Let’s try and gather as much information as we can, so that people know where to go to get training!

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4 Comments

    • Wilson Tswaile Wilson Tswaile

      can you sent me more information

  1. Hi Lillian,
    There are currently a few optons for Diabetes training in JHB
    1. You can do the Advanced course in Diabetes Management with the CDE in Sxonwold .this is a 5 day course and you can call 011 712 6000
    2. You can do the 4day course with DESSA – see details on the SEMDSA website
    3. Cape TOwn University will be begining a diploma in Diabetes Management and you can contact them – its a year long course as far as I can remember,,,,

    You are welcome to chat to me further if you require more info.

  2. Kayi Kayi

    I would like to know whether the course is part-time or

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