WOTM Event

AH Diabetes – Wed, April 10th, 2019

AH Diabetes – Wed, April 10th, 2019

 Join us for our March Networking Event for 2019 on Wednesday the 10th April 2019, kindly hosted by the Team at AH Diabetes.

AH Diabetes offer a service that is tailored to the individual; to meeting their goals in a compassionate and empathetic environment, so they have a better understanding of their condition and can self-management. We are committed to providing a high quality, holistic and patient centred service to those with Diabetes, their families and the community as a whole.

AH Diabetes team consists of 5 Registered Nurses (all of whom are Credentialled Diabetes Educators), 2 Dietitians (one of whom is also a Credentialled Diabetes Educator), and a Podiatrist. Kate Mundy RN CDE, Ann Kennedy RN CDE, Jaleesa Whitford RN CDE, Lynda Wilkie RN CDE and Lynne McCleary RN CDE, Celia Innerarity Dietitian, Rikke Fung Dietitian CDE, Franziska Charteris-de Looze Podiatrist and Kim Ennor our Office Manager and Receptionist.

Why see a Credentialled Diabetes Educator:

All Credentialled Diabetes Educators have a post graduate certificate in diabetes education and management and are registered with the Australia Diabetes Educators Association. They have the knowledge to provided diabetes education using the most up-to-date information. By accessing this information people living with diabetes can then make an informed decision on how they can manage their diabetes.

Credentialed Diabetes Educators work closely with your diabetes team that may include your GP, Endocrinologist, Dietitian, Podiatrist, Optometrist, Exercise Physiologist etc. It is a team approach with the person with diabetes being the main focus.

Our Service

  • We provide a diabetes service to: Toowoomba, Gatton, Oakey, Warwick, Dalby, Chinchilla and Springfield Lakes
  • A dietetics service to: Toowoomba and Springfield Lakes
  • A podiatry service to: Toowoomba
  • We also provide healthy living group education programs

Diabetes Education

We offer specialised and personal support and education to those living with: Type 1 Diabetes; Type 2 Diabetes; Gestational Diabetes; Pre-Diabetes; Insulin Pump Therapy and Continues Glucose Monitoring.

Dietitian

AH Diabetes also offers a dietetics service for anyone living with a health condition that would benefit from nutritional therapy, such as: Diabetes; Malnutrition; Coeliac; Food allergies and sensitivities; Cardiovascular disease; Kidney stones; High cholesterol; High blood pressure; Gout, Metabolic syndrome Weight loss and Gastrointestinal conditions.

Podiatrist

AH Diabetes also offers a comprehensive podiatry service for anyone living with a health condition that would benefit from podiatric intervention. Services provided and conditions managed include:

  • Foot protection program for the high risk and at risk foot (including diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, renal disease, stroke, systemic arthritis and immune compromised [either from medication, chemotherapy or transplant anti-rejection drugs])
  • Footwear/medical grade footwear advice
  • Orthotic therapy

General podiatry services are also provided for:

  • Nail problems (fungal, ingrown, thickened, damaged nails)
  • Corns and calluses
  • Heel pain
  • Biomechanical assessments

FACTS ABOUT DIABETES

  • More than 8 people a day develop Diabetes in the Darling Downs and West Morton Primary Health Network area.
  • In the past 12 months there where approx. 106,700 Australians diagnosed with Diabetes
  • 292 Australians develop Diabetes every day. That’s one person every 5 min.
  • There is no such thing as “mild” Diabetes or a “touch of sugar”. All types of Diabetes are serious and can lead to complication if not well managed

For more information on how to access our service, please contact AH Diabetes on 07 4646 2530 or visit our website www.ahdiabetes.com.au

WOTM is a NFP organisation with all monies raised going towards OzCare Manna House.
WOTM proudly donated $1,000 to Ozcare Manna House in the 2017/18 Financial years.

 
THE DETAILS:

OUR HOSTS: AH Diabetes

DATE: Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 5.30pm – 7:30pm
VENUE: AH Diabetes – 63a Taylor Street, Toowoomba

Parking:

AH Diabetes is located at 63a Taylor Street, Toowoomba.  We are near the intersection of West & Taylor Streets, next door to the Dentist on Taylor Street.

There is limited parking behind the building, however, on-street parking is also easily accessible. Ramp access is available around the back of the building.

Numbers are selling fast, so don’t delay and book today:

RSVP – Please RSVP via: https://toowoombatickets.com.au/event/women-on-the-move-april-2019-ah-diabetes-9129

**Don’t forget your business cards and gold coins for our raffles!

**DON’T FORGET … our monthly contribution to OZCare Manna house for the month of  April is Journals & Pens.

WOTM is a NFP organisation with all monies raised going towards OzCare Manna House.