Diabetes Getting Started is a new group designed to allow you an opportunity to see a diabetes nurse educator and dietitian as soon as possible after diagnonis.

Provides information and resources for people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

This Program aims to:

  • Reduce the anxiety associated with a new diagnosis of Diabetes
  • Increase the knowledge and skill required to understand and to self-manage diabetes
  • Provide resources and education on blood glucose monitoring - free blood glucose meters are available
  • Provide information on diet and exercise recommendations
  • Provide an opportunity for ongoing individualised support

This program allows all clients to schedule a timely review for follow up.