Supporting everyone to be healthy and live well

Diabetes

Contact Details

Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm (appointments from 9.00am - 4.00pm)
Location: Hopwood Centre, Leichardt St, Echuca
Phone: 03 5485 5801
Fax: 03 5485 5833

Services

The Diabetes Education service provides:

  • Initial education for clients newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance
  • Ongoing monitoring and management of people with Diabetes through the outpatient clinic
  • Outreach services to the community
  • Reviews of Inpatients of Echuca Regional Health with diabetes, when referred
  • Referrals for people with diabetes to other allied health services as required
  • Diabetes education for community groups
  • Information, resources and literature for diabetes, health promotion and illness prevention
  • Updated Blood Glucose and Ketone testing meters, trouble shooting Blood Glucose problems throughout Echuca Regional Health
  • Education and support for nursing staff throughout Echuca Regional Health
  • Education on insulin and other diabetes injectable medication initiation, including follow-up management
  • Continuous Glucose monitoring for insulin requiring clients

Fees

$15.50 per consultation

$10.10 for Health Care Card Holder or under 18 years

External Resource Links


Departments and Services Allied Health Diabetes