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DIABETES EDUCATION

We offer accessable and supportive education sessions to help individuals and their Family/Whanau lead healthy lives, as masters of their diabetes diagnosis.

  • Learn alongside others with diabetes in a friendly, supportive environment.

  • Gain information and insights from the Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian leaders.

  • Bring family members or support people to learn with you.

  • Don't spend a dollar, all of our education sessions are FREE!
     

"Empowering you to manage your diabetes - leaving you more time to do the things that matter to you"

COOKING

SERIES

PREDIABETES

HEALTHY LIVING

Diabetes Take Action Classes

 

LABEL READING

CARBOHYDRATE AWARENESS

Cooking Series

Join our Dietitian Tutors and learn about preparing healthy foods in the kitchen; and get to taste some too

In these cooking series, our dietitian tutors will demonstrate a variety of cooking recipes that are not only tasty and delicious but also diabetes friendly. Each cooking series covers nutrition education and an opportunity to ask about any questions you have when it comes to healthy cooking! This year our themes are low fuss meals, winter warmers, sweet treats and festive food. 

Take a look at our brochure below for more details or click book now to confirm a booking!

 

Prediabetes

Come along to this class and learn all about how you can manage prediabetes

Have you been told you have prediabetes?

Come along to this free course to find out:
What is prediabetes?
What can you do to manage this?
How can you reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes?

Take a look at our brochure below for more details or click book now to confirm a booking!

 

Healthy Living

GET EDUCATED FREE “Empowering you to manage your diabetes —leaving you more time to LIVE LIFE.

The “Healthy Living" with Diabetes Management Course is held over 3 sessions. While we recommend attending all modules, sessions can be completed individually. Tea, coffee and a snack are provided in sessions 1 and 3. Module 2 involves a short education session before going on to a supermarket.

PLEASE REGISTER so that we can provide adequate resources and refreshments.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Take a look at our brochure below for more details or click book now to confirm a booking!

 

Label Reading

Wondering what you can eat when you have Diabetes or Prediabetes?

A 1.5 hr education session where participants will learn;

- How healthy food choices impact on body weight, diabetes management and heart health
- How to identify healthy food choices and plan meals
- How to identify carbohydrate foods
- How to identify heart healthy fats
- Use the plate model to build a healthy plate
- Use the food label to identify healthier food choices

Take a look at our brochure below for more details or click book now to confirm a booking!

 

Carbohydrate Awareness

The amount and type of carbohydrate you eat affects your blood glucose levels. A basic awareness of your carbohydrate intake can help you better manage your diabetes and health.

Do you have diabetes and struggle to manage your Blood Glucose Levels?
Do you ever ask yourself "can I eat this"?
Do you know someone with diabetes and wonder what foods are appropriate for them?

If so, this is the course for you.

We will:

  • Help you understand what carbohydrates are and how they effect your Blood Glucose Levels.

  • Teach you how to measure the carbohydrates you eat.

  • Show you how to read labels for carbohydrate quantity AND quality.

  • Inform you about the Glycaemic Index

  • Provide you with resources, information, and the confidence to learn more.

Take a look at our brochure below for more details on class dates or click book now to confirm a booking!