Tharawal Group Diabetes Program
187 Riverside Drive, Airds, NSW 2560
The Family Diabetes Program is a 9-week group education program (1 individual assessment and 8 week group education sessions) adapted from Group Allied Health Services under Medicare for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Each session consists of a theory session followed by physical activity, all facilitated by an Aboriginal Health Worker, Dietitian and Exercise physiologist.
The Family Diabetes Program aims to provide a culturally appropriate and localised group education, to support and empower the local Aboriginal community to self-manage their diabetes and reduce their blood sugar.
Eligible participants include:
- Patients living with Type 2 Diabetes
- With current GP Management Plan (MBS.721/MBS.723)
- Haven’t attended Group Allied Health Service (MBS.81100-81125) in current calendar year
Referrals from you GP is required prior to attending the program – Medicare Referral Allied Health Group Services (MDS.81100-81125).