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Course Overview

Singapore has the 2nd highest proportion of diabetics among all the developed countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) also reported that the increased rates of diabetes are due to “the way people eat, move and live”.

Uncontrolled diabetes will lead to serious complications such as kidney failure, heart disease and stroke. Do you know that diabetes can be prevented and managed through simple dietary and lifestyle modifications?

Learn to manage diabetes through this course that will equip you with practical knowledge in basic nutrition, carbohydrate counting and menu planning. You will get to enjoy a hands-on cooking session on diabetic-friendly dishes and carbohydrate counting.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are interested to find out more about basic nutrition for diabetes. Nutritionists, General Practitioners, Nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care to patients with diabetes.  

What You'll Learn

  • Understanding diabetes and its complications 
  • Dietary management for diabetes 
  • Debunking diabetes myths 

Hands-on session

  • Reading Food Labels – identify hidden Sugars & Starches 
  • Healthier food choices when eating out 
  • Carbohydrate exchange list 
  • Meal planning strategies for diabetes 
  • Translating menus into meals (hands-on cooking) 





Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.  

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

20 November 2021

20 October 2021

1 day

(9 AM – 5 PM)

Register Interest

Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$214.00
NSA Funding S$114.00

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here

National Silver Academy (NSA) Funding is applicable to self-paying and company-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 50 & above only. 

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  • 67881212
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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