Diabetes Services

Diabetes Education To Assist (DETA) provides the following services, but is not limited to;

Some children and adolescents with type 1 and 2 diabetes

Adults with type 1 diabetes, Latent Onset Diabetes in Adults (LADA) and type 2 diabetes

Aged care facilities with all types of diabetes

Clients with special needs and diabetes

Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

Women with pre-existing diabetes and pregnancy

Multicultural communities with diabetes

Providing diabetes presentations and education sessions to community groups


Providing presentations, education sessions, development of diabetes resources and policies.

Local home visits can be organised (Fees will apply)

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) referrals are welcome with appropriate D904 Referral form.

 

Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)

Sheree will provide diabetes self-management education (DSME) to empower people with diabetes in the community to meet the challenges and instill confidence in managing their diabetes and daily living activities. This will enable them to;


Make decisions on how to best manage their diabetes

Make appropriate food choices

Carry out regular blood glucose testing

Incorporate physical activity into their daily lives

Incorporate strategies to prevent and reduce the risk of developing diabetes related complications

Manage diabetes sick days and hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia events

Make beneficial lifestyle and behavioral changes

Manage their emotional health along with daily tasks of family, health, work and social activities

 

Pregnancy and Diabetes Services

DETA provided diabetes and pre pregnancy planning, diabetes and pregnancy managment for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Gestational Diabetes and type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Support resources, managment devices, medication management and post pregnancy follow up and reminder testing is also provided.