Services provided

  • Group programs for people with pre-diabetes
  • Individual and group education programs for people with diabetes and their carers
  • Vision screening and foot assessment for people with diabetes
  • Insulin pump initiation and stabilisation
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Gestational Diabetes Group and follow up appointments
  • Support from diabetes social workers
  • Specialised satellite multidisciplinary medical, nursing and allied health services for adults and paediatric clients within community health centre settings

 

Who can use this service?

Children, adolescents, pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes and adults who require diabetes care and treatment for Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes.

 

Cost

Fees may apply for non eligible patients. Check costs when making an appointment.

 

Make an appointment

Diabetes appointments with a medical specialist require a medical referral.

  • Medical Referrals Fax: (02) 6244 4020

Nursing and allied health staff will accept self referrals for appointments but GP referral is preferred. To make an appointment for nursing or allied health services, fax your referral to the above fax number or call, between 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays), the relevant number below.

Type 1 or Type 2 on injectables: Insulin or Byetta & Pump Initiation & Stabilisation

  • ACT Health Diabetes Service Diabetes phone: 62443794

  • ACT Health Diabetes Service Diabetes fax: 6244 4616

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

  • ACT Health Diabetes in Pregnancy Service phone: 61747625

  • ACT Health Diabetes in Pregnancy Service fax: 6244 3834

Routine Referrals

  • Community Health Intake (CHI) phone: 6207 9977

  • Community Health Intake (CHI) Fax: 6205 2611

 

What to bring to your appointment

  • Blood glucose meter and record book for diabetes

  • To start insulin or Byetta – a GP letter outlining current treatment new treatment plus dosage and relevant pathology and medical history

  • Recent pathology results if not included in referral

  • List of current medications and/or medication packets if not included in referral

  • Relevant scans and x-rays if not included in referral