03 925 9972

OTHER SERVICES

  • Telephone Support

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

  • Needle Disposal

Unfortunately as at December 2023, Diabetes Christchurch is unable to dispose of sharps. Please talk to your Community Pharmacy as many have a contract to provide disposal. We can still sell approved sharps containers.

  • 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 $42.00 for members or $80.00 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,  or assistance on how to use all your devices including Libre, Aidex and Dexcom CGM.

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. 

For Libre assistance please call 0800106 100 option 2

OPEN
CALENDER OF EVENTS

Feb
16
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Feb 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

 

This class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes.

Class is taken by Janet Straight, and occasionally by Charlotte Lockhart

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes.

Cost is $4 per session

 

 

Feb
23
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Feb 23 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

 

This class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes.

Class is taken by Janet Straight, and occasionally by Charlotte Lockhart

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes.

Cost is $4 per session

 

 

Feb
24
Sat
Canterbury Diabetes Consumer Group Symposium @ La Vida Conference Centre
Feb 24 all-day
Canterbury Diabetes Consumer Group Symposium @ La Vida Conference Centre | Christchurch | Canterbury | New Zealand

Join us for this very informative one day Symposium put together by the Canterbury Diabetes Consumer Group.

There have been a lot of registrations from both Consumers and Medical Professional already,  but there’s still some space left. Ideally we’d like confirmed numbers as soon as possible for catering purposes.

Please email consumer@diabeteschristchurch.co.nz for more information or to have a registration form sent to you.

 

Mar
1
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Mar 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

 

This class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes.

Class is taken by Janet Straight, and occasionally by Charlotte Lockhart

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes.

Cost is $4 per session

 

 

Mar
8
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Mar 8 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

 

This class has been developed to help introduce regular and enjoyable exercise to people with diabetes.

Class is taken by Janet Straight, and occasionally by Charlotte Lockhart

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes.

Cost is $4 per session

 

 

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