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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

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

26 Jun 2021

26 May 2021

1 day

(9 AM – 5 PM)


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


Application Procedures


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.


Steps to follow in your application: 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select ZL3 and course commencement date.
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable). 
Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date. 
Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

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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Course Contact

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

    Our office is open for appointment only on Mon – Wed, please contact tsa@tp.edu.sg / 6788 1212 to make an appointment if you would like to visit us.

    We apologise for not able to attend to walk-ins currently.

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

  • 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 course with low enrolment.

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