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Type 2 Diabetes Group Program

At Sunshine Coast Wellness, we offer type 2 diabetic clients the opportunity for a greater understanding and opportunity to improve their health. This allied health service is designed to improve the management of chronic diseases and health promotion. This program is run over 8 weeks and consists of 2 weekly, 1 hour groups incorporating exercise and education or the clients.

The program includes an initial assessment of the client with an accredited exercise physiologist to ensure you achieve the most from the service. All diabetics are welcome to attend the sessions and it is highly recommended.

Assessment

  • Pre-screening
  • Individual assessment (45 minutes duration)
  • Lifestyle screening and goal setting
  • Body measurements

Group classes (2-12 persons)

  • Risk of diabetes and how your lifestyle can influence it
  • Goal setting
  • Importance of monitoring and how you can self-manage
  • Exercise advice and education
  • Weight management
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Community help
  • Continuation of exercise beyond the program

If your general practitioner is managing your Diabetes you can receive these services for free. Please ask your GP for a referral. If you require assistance, please contact us and well will happily assist. If you are not eligible for a rebate the total cost of the program is

Total cost: $220
Individual group sessions: $20

These costs may be covered by your Private Health or Veterans cover dependant on your level of cover. If you have any questions, please contact us for more information.

It is highly recommended that all diabetes sufferers attend the program as the benefits of the group far outweigh the initial costs


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