Are you Newly Diagnosed?

Many people feel a variety of feelings when they find out they have diabetes. It is normal to feel worried, anxious or scared. It’s important to remember that you are not alone. Here are a few tips to start you on the road to managing diabetes.

Tips for Coping part 1

Tips for Coping part 2

Diabetes group education classes

These group education classes are available for patients who:

  • have newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
  • have type 2 diabetes and are starting on insulin
  • are on insulin.

Talk to your general practice team for further information about the classes and to ask for a referral.

More about the classes click here

OPEN
CALENDER OF EVENTS
Jan
31
Fri
Jewellery Making class @ Diabetes Christchurch
Jan 31 2020 @ 10:00 am – Jan 30 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Dichronic jewellery making class with Sally Buck

Cost ranging from $18 to $23 depending on item made.

Feb
28
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Feb 28 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes. Class is taken by Janet Straight

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

 

Diabetes Support Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm

This month we are showing the movie Rocket Man which is a biographical movie based on the life of Elton John.

Mar
6
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Mar 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes. Class is taken by Janet Straight

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

 

Mar
13
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Mar 13 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes. Class is taken by Janet Straight

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

 

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