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
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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