Diabetes is described as a complexed chronic condition and is generally with someone their whole life and requires daily self care through diet, medication and general health.
There are three main types of diabetes type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes, for more information visit the Diabetes Australia website.
Our Doctors and Nurses work closely with patients to establish goals and careplans suited to each individual.
Within the Clare Valley we have access to; Diabetes Educators, Dieticians, Podiatrists, Exercise Physiologist, Physio, Valley Lifestyle Centre (Gym) where patients are able to focus on their weight and overall fitness in a controlled enviroment.
Our practice also encourages diabetic patients to have regular reviews every 3-6 months (depending on control), along with their 12 monthly Annual Diabetes review, where bloods will be reviewed.
Referrals to access Allied Health Providers such as podiatrists and Diabetic Educator can be organised at these reviews.