Diabetes Education

diabetes education

Diabetes Nurse Educators can assist adults with diabetes self-management, including insulin administration, for people who have:

  • Pre-diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes

Diabetes Nurse Educators will explain:

  • What is diabetes and how it affects the body
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • How to prevent diabetes complications
  • When to have recommended health checks
  • Medications for diabetes management, including insulin therapy and other injectable therapies
  • Pre-pregnancy planning and advice upon request (from GP/Diabetes Specialist)

How the Diabetes Nurse Educators work with you:

  • An initial assessment is usually one hour long and review appointments 30 minutes
  • We provide ongoing support to help you achieve your health goals
  • We work closely with the diabetes team at Link Health and Community to provide you with coordinated care
  • We can help you access other services which may also assist in your care


  • For General Practitioners, Insulin Initiation/Titration Medical referrals can be made using this form
  • Please use the ‘book now online’ button below for all other referrals
Individual appointments for adults
Pension/Health Care Card holder/Senior $21
Low fee $21
Medium fee $31.90
Full fee: Standard consultation/ review appointment $96
Full fee: Long consultation/ first appointment $162
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