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Cyber Carbs

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. Suitable for both 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.

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

  • Suitable for ages 12+

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

  • Learn the foundation steps for calculating insulin doses

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

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What people say about Cyber Carbs

Victoria, type 1

As a person living with type 1 and having completed a nutrition degree, I believe that the different sections of this are a great general knowledge tool for people living type 1 and their support people. 

Christine, type 1 mum

I am a carb counting guru now! As someone who hates maths, I found this easy to follow and calculate. The course is 100% awesome and I would draw on this information time and time again.

Lauren, Diabetes Educator

Fantastic learning program. It delivered very important information in a way that was easy to understand with guidance, explanations and examples to use. I’ve learnt valuable skills in how to correctly count carbohydrates and apply that knowledge into accurate insulin dosing. Amazing lessons learned.

Mel, Friend

It has given me a deeper understanding of T1D and taught me the importance of carb counting. This will help me better support my friend with type 1 when she comes over for dinner. 

Blake, type 1

I enjoyed the whole experience. The videos were super helpful and the handouts were a great resource to follow with. 

Jocelyn, type 1 mum

Absolutely fabulous! A concise but thorough course. This course would be an excellent overview for a newly diagnosed family as well as those needing a refresher! I loved learning little tricks too!

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