8-week diabetes management program

Every meal is either healing or harming you. What are you putting on your fork?

Diabetes is a serious condition with multiple heath complications, if not tightly controlled. The good news is a healthy diet can help you better manage your diabetes so you can enjoy life more and avoid or postpone any complications for as long as possible.

The diabetes management program is ideal if you have:

  • Newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

  • Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

  • Gestational diabetes

  • Have never seen a dietitian for diabetes management

  • Have not received comprehensive, evidence based, detary education before

What does it include?

  • 8-week program

  • One-on-one 30 minute weekly sessions with your dietitian

  • Handouts on the latest topics relevant to optimal diabetes control

  • Signed copy of Food as Medicine by Dr Sue Radd, which was awarded Best Health & Nutrition Cookbook in the World by Gourmand, France, in 2016

Topics include:

  1. The Glycaemic Index & Your Blood Sugar Control

  2. Wholegrains the Smart Carbs

  3. Legumes for a Fuller Life

  4. Anti-Inflammatory Fats

  5. Vital Vegetables & Dark Leafy Greens

  6. Eat Less Salt & Protect Your Brain, Heart & Kidneys

  7. Healthier Cookware & Cooking Methods

  8. Healthier Food Choices When Eating Out

 Are rebates possible?

  • Private health fund rebates may apply, depending on your level of cover

  • You may be able to use a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) referral from your GP, if eligible
  • Note - you cannot claim through both Medicare and a private fund for the same visit

  • Please phone the clinic for further information

How long do I have to complete the program?

The program is designed for weekly visits to optimise your diabetes control as soon as possible.

We understand that sometimes people get sick or are unable to attend their planned visit. In such an event please provide at least 24 hours notice to avoid forfeiting a session.

The program automatically terminates after six months if for some reason you have not completed your sessions. Please ensure you obtain the full value by attending all sessions within this time period.