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Diabetes Education


Wed 11 May 2016, 9:00am–4:00pm

Where: Foundation of the Blind Association Hall, 9 Steward Street, Oamaru, North Otago

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Listed by: thenmcconnell

WellSouth Primary Health Network is offering community education for residents of Mataura, Gore and the surrounding region with Type 2 Diabetes.

Its called Desmond, which stands for Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed.

Put simply Desmond is:
- A way of finding out more about Type 2 Diabetes
- A resource to help manage the changes diabetes brings to life
- An opportunity to meet and share experiences with others
Desmond sessions are run in local areas in small groups.

Desmond is a Free one-day programme from 9am until approximately 4pm. Led by trained health professionals it is an education session designed to support the person with diabetes to become the expert.

Bookings are essential. To register or for more information, please ring WellSouth on 03 214 6436 or 0800 800 249