Diabetes Education

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Individual advice and support to manage your Diabetes

Our Diabetes Nurse Educator can provide tailored advice and support if you have Type 2 or pre-diabetes.

We will work with you in one-to-one appointments to develop a plan that’s right for you.

SERVICES PROVIDED:

Advice, education and support allowing you to better:

  • Understand diabetes and make informed decisions and choices
  • Manage diabetes with advice and support with medications, meal planning, insulin and Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Reduce complications that can be associated with diabetes

Our Diabetes Nurse Educator works as part of a multidisciplinary Diabetes Care Team. Please click here for more information on the whole team and the care they provide.

Live Well Stay Well with Type 2 Diabetes Group Program

This is a friendly, informal 2 hour group program for people with newly diagnosed type 2 Diabetes or anyone looking for a refresher about diabetes management.  This program is also suitable for people with Pre-diabetes.  If you would like further information about this group program click here.

Other groups and services:

  • Supermarket Tours
  • Health Coaching
  • Information sessions can be arranged on request for your community group

APPOINTMENTS AND REFERRALS:

 Anyone can refer to this service.  Referral can be made via phone, fax or electronic referral (email/S2S/Ereferral)

To enquire about any of our services please call us on (03) 8841 3000 or email mchs@mannchs.org.au

FEES AND FUNDING:

Our fees are set on a sliding scale and are designed to support access for all income levels.

Difficulty or inability to pay will not be a barrier to receiving a service.

Please click here for more details on fees and funding.

Note: Interpreters can be arranged free of charge.