Around the year at the Diabetes Centre

Counselling and training courses for persons with diabetes are held around the year at the Diabetes Centre. The Diabetes Centre in Tampere is the national headquarters of the Finnish Diabetes Association.

The courses at the Diabetes Centre are attended by 1 600 people each year; people with diabetes, their family members and health care professionals.

Education and further training are also organized for health care professionals. Several seminars and basic and advanced courses are held each year. Tailor-made education and counselling are also offered for health care professionals.

The staff responsible for courses, training and education at the Diabetes Centre includes two physicians, four nurses, two nutritionists, one psychologist, a chiropodist, a physical activities instructor, an exercise planner, kitchen personnel, two course secretaries, an education manager and an education secretary.

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