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
Aug
14
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Aug 14 @ 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

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

Aug
20
Thu
Adult Comedy Shows @ Elmwood Theatre
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Play starts 7.30pm

Theatre opens at 6.30pm for Social Hour

Brick Road productions presents: 

Lashings of Whipped Cream by Fiona Samuels. Spend some time with a lady of the night.

Bride Before a Fall by Robert Scott. A husband, a wife and a girlfriend – what can go wrong?

 

Aug
21
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Aug 21 @ 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

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

Aug
28
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Aug 28 @ 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

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

Support Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm

After the conclusion of exercise class, there will be a pizza lunch ( $5 cover charge please) followed by a games afternoon,

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