OTHER SERVICES

 

  • Telephone Support

Members are always welcome to pop in for a coffee or call us for information, advise and any of your Diabetes enquiries. 

  • Needle Disposal

Diabetes Christchurch has needle disposal containers for sale in our shop, these can be returned for free disposal when full and a new container purchased. Only pen needles and lancets should be disposed of in sharps containers, insulin cartridges and used disposal pens can be placed in your rubbish collection.  

  • Podiatry Days

Our Podiatrist visits once or twice every month on a Tuesday to offer discounted toe nail clipping and foot care services. Sessions cost $35.00 for members or $70.00 for non members. Please phone to book an appointment time. 

 

  • Medical Device Assistance

Our staff are always happy to help if you have any issues with your glucose meter, insulin pen or finger pricker. Our service is free to Members and we offer free batteries instore for Caresens Meters, Control tests for Caresens and Accuchek meters or assistance on how to use all your devices. 

 

Please note we are unable to replace your faulty meter, if you have a Caresens meter you suspect is not working correctly please call 0800 458 267 to discuss the issue and possible replacement with the company direct. 

OPEN
CALENDER OF EVENTS
Nov
23
Thu
Diabetes Ashburton Open Meeting @ The Seniors Club
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Nov
24
Fri
Arm Chair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Nov 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Janice and Lee’s Support Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm

 

August Meeting
For our August meeting we are pleased to welcome Maureen Watkins – speaking on her experiences working on various radio stations.

Start time is 1:30pm

 

Nov
27
Mon
Mums with Diabetes Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am

Come join us for morning tea, a chat and play time for the kids.

Dec
1
Fri
Arm Chair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Dec 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
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