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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

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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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