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
Sep
25
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm

Please bring along a photo of yourself as a baby/child and teenager. We will have a competition to guess who belongs to each photo. You can also talk a little bit about your photo to the group. We would love to hear your stories.

If you attend exercise class, you can stay on as we will send out for Mexican food with an approx cost of $12.  This was very popular last time.

All welcome.

Oct
2
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Oct 2 @ 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

 

 

Oct
9
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Oct 9 @ 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

 

 

Oct
16
Fri
Armchair Exercise Group @ Diabetes Christchurch
Oct 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

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes

 

 

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