Know your diabetes

Knowledge is power, and by getting to know
your diabetes, you can manage it better.

KnowDiabetes® Services

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developed and delivered by Australia’s
leading diabetes experts

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qualified diabetes experts across Australia
at your convenience

Know your Diabetes

I am living/recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes

As someone living with Type 1 diabetes, a multi-disciplinary healthcare team is important for you and Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) play a very pivotal role in supporting you and developing a management plan that fits your lifestyle, beliefs and culture.

At KnowDiabetes, you can choose a CDE with special interest in managing Type 1 diabetes. This CDE could be anywhere in Australia and you can book video consultation sessions from the convenience of your home.

Your Credentialled Diabetes Educator can help develop a plan which may include

  • Understanding diabetes and how it effects your body
  • How to monitor blood glucose levels and understand highs and lows
  • The most suitable blood glucose monitoring devices for you
  • Understanding insulin and how to injects
  • Healthy eating to keep well
  • The value of exercise
  • Understanding and preventing complications
  • Strategies to manage stress and anxiety

I am living/recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

As someone living with Type 2 diabetes, you are probably most worried about how to manage complications. Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) as part of the healthcare team can play a very pivotal role in supporting you.

At KNOWDIABETES, you can choose a CDE with special interest in managing Type 2 diabetes. This CDE could be anywhere in Australia and you can book video consultation sessions from the convenience of your home.

Your Credentialled Diabetes Educator can help develop a plan which may include

  • Understanding diabetes and how it effects your body
  • How to monitor blood glucose levels and understand highs and lows
  • Understanding your medication and medications changes
  • Understanding and preventing complications
  • Strategies to manage stress and anxiety

I am planning a pregnancy / I am pregnant and have been diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes diagnosed for the first-time during pregnancy. Finding out you have gestational diabetes may come as a shock and your healthcare team can help you manage it. As a member of your healthcare team, Credentialed Diabetes Educator (CDE) works with you to develop a management plan that fits your lifestyle, beliefs and culture.

At KnowDiabetes, you can choose a CDE and book video consultation sessions from the comfort of your home. No driving, parking or public transport woes.

Your Credentialled Diabetes Educator can help develop a plan that is right for you and your baby. This plan could include

  • Understanding diabetes and how it affects you and your baby
  • How to monitor blood glucose levels and understand highs and lows
  • Eating well for you and your baby
  • Understanding and preventing complications
  • What you need to do after your pregnancy

I am Carer or Parent of Type 1 Diabetes

It takes strength and courage to care for someone with diabetes. This responsibility can be thrust upon you with little preparation, understanding or training. As the carer of someone who is living with diabetes, you play an important role in supporting their health.

At KnowDiabetes, your Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDE) will support you to quickly build your understanding of diabetes and your role in providing care.

This can include

  • Understanding diabetes and how it effects your body
  • How to monitor blood glucose levels and understand highs and lows
  • Understanding medication and administration
  • Choosing the most suitable tools & devices to support you and the person you care for
  • The role of diet in helping control diabetes
  • The role of physical activity in fighting diabetes
  • Understanding and preventing complications
  • Strategies to manage stress and anxiety for you and the person you care for

I am a family member of person living with Diabetes

As someone living with a person with Type 2 diabetes, you are probably most worried about how to manage their health conditions. Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) as part of the healthcare team can play a very pivotal role in supporting you.

At KnowDiabetes, you can choose a CDE with special interest in managing Type 2 diabetes. This CDE could be anywhere in Australia and you can book video consultation sessions from the convenience of your home.

Your Credentialled Diabetes Educator can help develop a plan which may include

  • Understanding diabetes and how it effects the body
  • How to monitor blood glucose levels and understand highs and lows
  • Understanding the medication and change requirements
  • Understanding and preventing complications
  • Strategies to manage stress and anxiety

I have a Pre-Diabetes condition

As someone living with Pre-Diabetes condition, you are probably most worried about how to avoid complications. Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) as part of the healthcare team can play a very pivotal role in supporting you.

At KnowDiabetes, you can choose a CDE with special interest in managing your health condition. This CDE could be anywhere in Australia and you can book audio or video consultation sessions from the convenience of your home.

Your Credentialled Diabetes Educator can help develop a plan which may include

  • Understanding diabetes and how it effects your body
  • How to monitor blood glucose levels and understand highs and lows
  • Understanding and preventing complications
  • Strategies to manage stress and anxiety

What KnowDiabetes® Offers

Convenience

Gaining access to diabetes experts all across Australia

Booking consultations at a time convenient for you

Having video consultations from your home or workplace

No driving, parking or public transport woes & associated costs

Expertise

Easily find and access a wide network of Diabetes Experts

Ability to review the qualifications and experience of CDE’s

Access to the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool

Extensive care & support provided by Diabetes Experts

Talk to Diabetes Experts

Who is a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE)?

  • CDEs are specialists in diabetes
  • CDEs are qualified to deliver diabetes education in accordance with the National Standards of Practice for CDEs
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  • CDEs empower people with diabetes to self-manage their condition through personalised support and care
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How can a CDE
help you?

  • CDEs can help with understanding your HbA1c and fluctuations in blood glucose levels
  • Learning how to maintain a healthy weight
  • ...
  • Developing strategies to combat anxiety and stress
  • Expert care and support from CDE’s are shown to improve the long-term health of people living with diabetes
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Which other diabetes experts are there for you?

  • Talk to your GP/doctor about what is right for you
  • This may include a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE), Dietitian, Endocrinologist
  • ... , Psychologist, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Counsellor, Exercise Physiologist and Occupational Therapist Read more

Your Personalised Plan

  • Effective Diabetes management needs a personalised plan, whether you are on diet, exercise, injections, using blood glucose monitor or insulin pump
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  • plan developed in collaboration with your CDE is about connecting the dots and making sure it all makes sense in an easy to understand language
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