Masterclass in Diabetes Management | Centre for Veterinary Education

Masterclass in Diabetes Management

Diabetes Management

This course will provide practical guidelines that will enable you to achieve successful outcomes for your diabetic patients.

Learn about protocols that are easy to follow, new improved treatment and monitoring tools such as insulin dosing pens and flash glucose monitoring, and tips on how to take the stress out of the management of diabetic dogs and cats with concurrent illnesses.

Veterinary nurses with a special interest in the topic are welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.

Past participants:

"My understanding and knowledge of the subject have been greatly enhanced. Comprehensive, easy to understand content with extremely high practical application. Great thanks to Linda."

Xenia Iona

"This course has been brilliant. Linda has been fantastic with feedback and her wealth of experience has been invaluable. The discussion forum has also been great to interact with others experiences. I have learnt so much. Highly recommended."

Mya Helme

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Be more confident in treating and monitoring your diabetic patients and be aware of new treatment and monitoring tools that can improve the management of your patients

  • Be better able to manage your sick diabetic patients as well as those that are eating well

  • Be equipped with practical guidelines and resources you can use to improve your patient outcomes


  1. The sick diabetic: Practical guide to management of diabetic dogs and cats that present with inappetence or other problems.

  2. The diabetic cat that is eating well

  3. The diabetic dog that is eating well

  4. Additional topics

Course Delivery

This course includes:

  • Written notes, photographs, videos and case studies 

  • Self-assessed multiple choice quizzes to test your knowledge and understanding

  • A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor

  • An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the course

The estimated time to complete this course is 10 hours. The course will be open for 4 weeks.


Monday 16 April - Sunday 13 May 2018
Delivered Online



Linda Fleeman runs Animal Diabetes Australia, which is a clinical service in Melbourne specifically for diabetic dogs and cats. After Linda graduated from the University of Queensland, she completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine at Murdoch University, a Residency in Small Animal Medicine at the University of Melbourne, and a PhD on the Management of Diabetes in Dogs at the University of Queensland. She worked as a Lecturer and then as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and the University of Sydney respectively, before deciding to return to private clinical practice in Melbourne at the beginning of 2010.

Course Fees

Member TypeTimeOnline
Recent Grad / Part-time Member$289
Student Member$145
Non-member / eMember$578
*Members include: Practice, Professional and Academic members


You may be eligible for a 10% discount off your registration. Please read the full Terms & Conditions to see if you are eligible.

The TimeOnline nurse rate is the same as the Recent Grad/Part-time member rate in the table above. 

Discounts and nurse registrations can’t be processed online so please contact the CVE on +61 2 9351 7979 or