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Diabetes Education

We empower people from all walks of life to take control of their diabetes and to live a healthy life.

What we do

Our qualified Diabetes educator provides support and advice to people with Diabetes within the Alpine Shire. Through individual appointments and in a group setting, we help you learn how to manage your diabetes and support you to make important lifestyle changes that will help you reduce tyour risk of diabetes-related complications.

Group nutrition education is delivered through the following programs:

Who we help

We provide a free service, with or without a referral, to people who will benefit from seeing a diabetes educator;

  • People who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes
  • If your diabetes control has changed and managing your diabetes has become difficult

How to access

You do not need a referral to make an appointment but we do suggest you speak to your GP first.

Contact your local GP clinic in Myrtleford, Mt Beauty, or the Alpine Community Health Centre (ACHC) located at the Bright Hospital to make an appointment.

Location GP Surgery / Clinic  Contact
Myrtleford  Standish Street Surgery 03 5751 9900
Bright  Alpine Community Health Centre  03 5755 0123
Mount Beauty  Mt Beauty Medical Centre 03 5754 3400

The Diabetes Educator is also available for in-patient care, and staff support.

►Contact:  Alison Hescock, Diabetes Educator
►Email:     [email protected]
►Phone:    0429 345 112

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