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Type 2 Diabetics - free education

June 22, 2016

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Free Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) courses comprising three 2.5 hour sessions led by dietitians, nurses and psychologists. The course provides helpful tips on food choices, keeping active, setting health goals, medications and foot care, complementing information given by GPTs about diabetes, pre-diabetes or reducing cardiovascular risk. Courses will start in Albany and Orewa in June.

For further information, contact Margot McDonald on

Albany: Mondays 13, 20 and 27 June

Time: 9.30am—12.00pm or 6.00pm—8.30pm

Venue: Building A, 42 Tawa Drive, Albany

Orewa: Thursdays 30 June, 7 and 14 July

Time: 1.00pm—3.30pm

Venue: Hibiscus Coast Community House, 214-216 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa

Free cooking class for those with Type 2 Diabetes

This free cooking class provides an opportunity for patients with type 2 diabetes to learn to cook affordable, quick, tasty and healthy meals.

Date: Wednesday 15 June

Time: 12.30pm—1.30pm

Venue: Corner of Centreway Road and Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa

Diabetes support group: venue change

From July the North Shore Day Diabetes Support Group will meet at Takapuna Library.

Dates: First Tuesday of every month except January, April and December

Time: 10.00am—12.00pm

Venue: Meeting Room, Floor 1, Takapuna Library, 9 The Strand, Takapuna