Programs and Services

Managing your diabetes

Private Consultations

Our team of our qualified credentialled diabetes educators and accredited practising dietitians are available for private consultations.

Our credentialled diabetes educators can help you with:

  • better diabetes management
  • self-blood glucose monitoring
  • oral hypoglycaemic agents
  • insulin initiation and titration
  • sick day rules
  • hypoglycaemia recognition and management
  • problem solving for fluctuations in blood glucose levels
  • understanding how nutrition influences blood glucose control
  • understanding the benefits of physical activity.

Our accredited practising dietitians can provide you with a nutritional assessment and advice tailored to your individual needs. They can also improve your knowledge on:

  • the influence of nutrition on blood glucose control
  • carbohydrate counting and information
  • weight management
  • blood lipid management
  • related health issues (for example, coeliac disease)
  • complication management (for example, gastroparesis)
  • hypoglycaemia recognition and management.

Speak with your GP about including these private consultations in your care plan.

Costs

A private consultation costs $62.95. For those who are eligible, Medicare provides a rebate of $52.95, leaving a gap payment of $10.

For those who hold a Health Care or Pension care, a private consultation is $52.95. Medicare covers the whole fee for these card holders

Private consultations are free for those who hold a Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card.

For more information or to book a private consultation, call us on 1300 001 880.

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