My NDSS
DESMOND Hosted by Diabetes Australia (TAS)
date
Tuesday 30 Apr 2024
time
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(Hobart time)
location
St Lukes Hub
CNR Liverpool & Elizabeth Street
Hobart TAS 7000
type
Type 2 diabetes

Do you feel confident managing your type 2 diabetes? There is a lot to consider when you have diabetes, so if you ever feel unsure, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The DESMOND program recognises that there is no 'one size fits all' approach to diabetes management. It is intended to provide you with a welcoming and non-judgmental space where you can plan how you would like to manage your diabetes.
 
The DESMOND program covers:
  • Healthy food choices
  • Physical activity
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Medication management
  • Personal goal setting.
DESMOND is built around group activities, with participants sharing experiences and talking about what type 2 diabetes means to them. You will also have the chance to speak to a diabetes educator one-on-one. The abbreviation DESMOND stands for Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed. Once booked, you will receive some pre-reading in preparation of the program.
 
Please note that this program is only suitable for adults aged 18 years and older

Waitlist available

This event is now fully booked.

  • Please continue to join the waitlist and Diabetes Australia (TAS) will contact you if a place becomes available.

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