Education programs for people with diabetes

Diabetes Education Services

The Institute's diabetes education team of qualified and experienced diabetes nurse educators, dieticians and counsellor are dedicated to delivering specialised services and support to people with diabetes.

Diabetes Management for people with Type 1 Diabetes

FlexIT (Flexible Insulin Therapy)

This program is designed for people on basal-bolus insulin therapy. 

During this two-day program, participants will learn to match their insulin dose to food and lifestyle.

Topics include:  

• Insulin adjustment for food and exercise
• Carbohydrate counting
• Diabetes monitoring and targets
• Hypoglycaemia, hyperglycaemia and sick day management

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Carbohydrate Counting 

This practical workshop teaches carbohydrate counting skills for people with Type 1 Diabetes on insulin pen injections or insulin pump therapy.  

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Programs for all people with diabetes

Supermarket Tours

Making healthy food choices is an essential part of managing diabetes and improving health and wellbeing. Grocery shopping can be challenging, especially given the quantity and variety of foods on our supermarket shelves. However, with the right knowledge and skills, choosing healthy foods can be made easy.

Baker IDI's experienced dieticians conduct supermarket tours for people with diabetes and their families.

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