This module is aimed at any health care professional who participates in the assessment, management and delivery of care for people with or at risk of developing diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome. This module aims to equip health care professionals with the knowledge and skills required to recognise patients at risk and will focus on the prevention, recognition and management of metabolic syndrome and diabetes.Successful students will be able to apply a systematic approach to deliver evidence based care. They will develop a sound knowledge of the process which will empower them to participate effectively in managing patients with or at risk of developing diabetes and using current clinical guidelines they will be able to work with individuals to implement both pharmacological and lifestyle interventions in response to assessment of individual needs.