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
Jul
28
Fri
Arm Chair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Jul 28 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Janice and Lee’s Support Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm

 

April Meeting
For our April meeting we are pleased to welcome Yvonne Palmer from Aged Concern as our guest speaker. Yvonne will be giving an interesting talk on “Life without a car and Aged Concern services”.

Start time is a little later at 1:30pm

May Meeting
For our April meeting we are pleased to welcome Jo Stewart, Social Worker from the Diabetes Centre coming to have a talk on “Living with Diabetes”.

Start time is a little later at 1:30pm

Jul
31
Mon
Mums with Diabetes Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am

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

Aug
4
Fri
Arm Chair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Aug 4 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Aug
7
Mon
Lyttleton Harbour Group
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm

Please call Rowena for further details.

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