New evening group program for type 2 diabetics

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Black Swan Health is excited to announce that it will run free after-hours diabetes group programs in response to requests from clients who are unable to attend our day programs.

The Time 2 Manage Diabetes Program consists of two workshops, each lasting two hours, run by a Credentialled Diabetes Educator and Accredited Practising Dietitian. Clients have the option of booking in for the Program in March or April:

Topics covered – first workshop
  • What is diabetes?
  • Managing diabetes
  • Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  • Medications for diabetes
  • How to manage sick days
  • Complications of diabetes
Topics covered – second workshop
  • What are carbohydrates?
  • The Glycemic Index
  • Portion control
  • Healthy fats and unhealthy fats

The program helps clients to learn about different areas of diabetes management, ask questions and to meet and learn from other people with diabetes.

A GP referral is required to access the group program and this can be downloaded from our Healthy Lifestyle Program webpage. For more information please call Black Swan Health on 9201 0044.