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Diabetes Nurse Education

Do you need support to self manage your diabetes?

We can guide and support you to self-manage your diabetes.

At DPV Health the Diabetes Nurse Educator will work with you, your family/carers and the diabetes team to assist you to:

  • Understand what is diabetes
  • Learn how diabetes affects your body
  • Learn how to test blood glucose levels
  • Learn what affects your blood glucose level, and strategies to achieve your target levels
  • Understand hypoglycaemia; prevention and management
  • Manage your blood glucose, when unwell
  • Learn about how your medication and insulin work
  • Teach yourself how to take your medication and insulin
  • Support you to start injections
  • Understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle and learn to live well with diabetes
  • Register with NDSS to access subsidised supplies
  • Referral to other members of the diabetes team

The Diabetes Nurse Educator is experienced in the care of Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and working with people at risk of developing diabetes.

Fees

Healthcare Card / Pension Card holders: $10.10

Non Healthcare Card / Pension Card holders: Based on income range assessment.

Who can use this service

The service is available to all ages. GP/Hospital referral required.

How to make an appointment

For more information call 1300 234 263 (select option 4) or fill in the contact us form below.

Referral information for Health Professionals can be found here.

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Audiology - Broadmeadows Hospital 35 Johnstone Street
Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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Broadmeadows Medical and Dental Centre 42-48 Coleraine Street
Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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Caroline Springs BIG Steps | Early Childhood Intervention Services 1 Darebin Place
Caroline Springs, 3023
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Craigieburn Dental Practice 55 Craigieburn Rd
Craigieburn VIC 3064, Australia
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Disability Services 31A Morang Drive
Mill Park VIC 3082, Australia
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DPV Health Craigieburn 55 Craigieburn Rd
Craigieburn VIC 3064, Australia
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DPV Health Epping (Northern Hospital site) 187 Cooper St
Epping VIC 3076, Australia
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DPV Health Hume Services Intake 55 Craigieburn Rd
Craigieburn VIC 3064, Australia
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DPV Health Meadow Heights 21-27 Hudson Circuit
Meadow Heights VIC 3048, Australia
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DPV Health Whittlesea Services Intake 187 Cooper St
Epping VIC 3076, Australia
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DPV Health Whittlesea Township 40-42 Walnut Street
Whittlesea VIC 3757, Australia
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Epping Dental & Allied Health Services 187 Cooper St
Epping VIC 3076, Australia
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South Morang VIC 3752, Australia
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Graystone Site 2 Graystone Ct
Epping VIC 3076, Australia
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Mill Park Medical Centre 20 Civic Drive
Mill Park VIC 3082, Australia
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Newbold House 6 Newbold Avenue
Craigieburn VIC 3064, Australia
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Roxburgh Park BIG Steps | Early Childhood Intervention Services 12-14 Bluebird Way
Roxburgh Park VIC 3064, Australia
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Whittlesea VIC, Australia
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