Community Care Chemist supports diabetes patients throughout Geelong. Our diabetes educatorscan help you to make positive lifestyle changes.
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Diabetes condition which ca distress the entire body. It is a chronic but
manageable condition that effects over two million Australians. If not
taken seriously and treated regularly it can pose a risk to life.
There are health care professionals in Geelong who have experience in
diabetes education and management. They are able to assist people in
better understanding the disease, as well as provide customers with ways
to control the illness and make positive lifestyle changes in order to
effectively manage diabetes.
patients through a whole health approach. They provide advice on
medication, nutrition and lifestyle factors such as pregnancy and
travelling with insulin. The proffesionals also provide advice and
support online, in person and over the phone.
Three things need to know about diabetes:
It is not one condition- there are three main types of diabetes: type 1,
type 2 and gestational diabetes.
All types of diabetes are complex and require daily care and
Diabetes does not discriminate; anyone can develop diabetes.
30 minutes of exercise, at least 5 days a week.
Have a healthy balanced diet including 2 serves of fruit and 3 serves
of veggies every day.
Make sure any carbs in your diet are low GI.
Know your numbers when testing your blood glucose levels.
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