Diabetes Centre - Education Seminars and Support Groups

Tasmanian Health Service - Northern Region

EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS

Living Well with Diabetes Program

  • Session One: Introduction to Diabetes
    Every Thursday 9.00am to 12.30pm
  • Session Two: Monitoring for Health
    Every Monday (except Public Holidays) 1.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Session Three: Complication of Diabetes Avoidable or Inevitable
    2nd Tuesday of each month, 9.00am to 3.30pm

Introduction to Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Pre Diabetes

1st Friday of each month. 9.00am to 12.00pm

Gestational (Pregnancy) Diabetes Seminar

Every Monday (except Public Holidays). 9.00am to 12.00pm

Injectors - Getting Started

Every Monday (except Public Holidays) 3.00pm to 4.30pm

Insulin Taming

1st Thursday each month. 9.00am to 12.00pm

Nurses and Allies Health Workers Diabetes Program

3 x 2 day seminars per year. Contact the Diabetes Centre for details.

Staff of the Diabetes Centre facilitate regular community, school, university and health professional training and support. Contact the Diabetes Centre for details and calendar of events.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Northern Region Diabetes Centre Support Group (education, support & lobbying)

Meets 1st Thursday each month 7.30pm to 9.30pm

At Level 3 Meeting Room, Launceston General Hospital

Contact Mr D Baker (chairperson) on (03) 6343 1561

Parents of Kidz with Diabetes Support Group

Meets 2nd Wednesday each month, 10.00am to 12.30pm

At Meeting Room, Riverside Hotel

Contact Mrs T Gower (coordiator)

Tuesday Group - 'The LARRAKINS'

Meets 1st Tuesday each month 10.00am to 12.30pm

At Level 3 Function Room, Diabetes Centre, Launceston General Hospital

Contact - Social Worker Diabetes Centre (03) 6777 4145

Supernovas Junior Adolescent Social Group

Meets 1st Wednesday alternate month

At various venues

Contact - Social Worker Diabetes Centre (03) 6777 4145)

Senior Adolescent Social Group

Meets 1st Wednesday alternate month

At various venues

Contact - Social Worker Diabetes Centre (03) 6777 4145