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The Diabetes Centre

The Diabetes Centre

The Diabetes Centre has a range of services to support people in our community with diabetes.  Our team is made up of medical and allied health staff including an endocrinologist, nurse practitioner, diabetes educators, a dietitian, psychologist and podiatrist.  These staff will work in closely with you and / or your family to help gain the best health possible.

The Diabetes Centre provides services for:

Type 1 diabetes (a new diagnosis ~ paediatrics ~ ongoing care)
Type 2 diabetes (a new diagnosis ~ ongoing care for those with complex health care needs ~ for insulin commencement ~ paediatrics)
Insulin pump users
Pre-pregnancy planning (Type 1 ~ Type 2 ~ previous diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus or Pre-diabetes)
Pregnancy (Type 1 ~ Type 2 ~ Gestational Diabetes Mellitus)
Pre-surgery diabetes review
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems

Pre-Lap-Banding Assessment and Education Clinic
After Hours HelpThis is a service for patients on insulin requiring urgent advice or sick day care to prevent a hospital visit.  Call the North West Regional Hospital switchboard on 6430 6666 and ask for the on-call Diabetes Educator.

This service is available on public holidays, weekends and evenings 8.00am - 10.00pm.

After 10.00pm please present to the Department of Emergency Medicine at the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie or Mersey Community Hospital at Latrobe.

Who is your service for?
People in our community with diabetes.
6430 6666
How is this service delivered?
Phone, You come to us

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