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Cyber Carbs

Cybercarbs is an online carbohydrate counting course for people living with type 1 diabetes, people impacted by diabetes and health care professionals. 

Endorsed by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association, Cyber Carbs is a world-first interactive online carbohydrate counting course designed by the Family Centre.


Learn at your own pace, test your knowledge, and apply your new skills right away. Cyber Carbs is designed for people impacted by diabetes and healthcare providers. Cyber Carbs will have you counting carbs in no time! Head to our e-learning platform to get started.

About Cyber Carbs

Carbohydrate counting is an important skill for both people living with diabetes, and healthcare professionals working closely with people impacted by diabetes. Endorsed by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association, Cyber Carbs is informative, fun and easy to follow.


Who is Cyber Carbs for?

  • People with type 1 diabetes and healthcare providers who have type 1 patients,

  • People with insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes on flexible insulin therapy, and their healthcare providers,

  • Anyone supporting someone with diabetes or with an interest in diabetes, and

  • Suitable for ages 12+. 

About the Course:

This ten-module course provides you with evidence-based theory, practical advice, and handy downloadables designed to help you to:

  • Improve your confidence and accuracy in carbohydrate counting,

  • Understand glycaemic index, and the impact of fat and protein on blood glucose levels,

  • Learn to use carbohydrate counting apps and resources effectively,

  • Put carbohydrate counting into practice by learning and understanding how to use insulin to carbohydrate ratios and insulin sensitivity factors, and 

  • Learn the foundation steps for calculating insulin doses.

For Healthcare Providers: 

If you're a healthcare provider, you’ll earn CPD points and receive a certificate of completion. In addition, you will have access to a comprehensive range of downloadable resources for use in your clinic. 

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