- 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.
CALENDER OF EVENTS
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
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