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17 December, 2021
New COVID-19 safety measures in place at Diabetes Tasmania
As of December 20 Diabetes Tasmania will take extra pre-cautions to keep staff and visitors to our premises safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19.  
17 December, 2021
Keeping our community and staff safe from COVID-19
All visitors to the offices of Diabetes Tasmania in Hobart, Devonport and Launceston will be required to provide evidence of having received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or provide an exemption for a medical contraindication upon entry. All visitors will also be required to wear a face mask whilst visiting the office. Furthermore, all staff will be required to wear a face mask when engaging in face-to-face programs or service delivery. 
16 December, 2021
EOIs now open for GPs responsible for type 2 diabetes patients in residential aged care facilities 
The aim of this project is to improve the quality of life and reduce the risk of acute complications of diabetes requiring emergency or hospital intervention for people living in residential aged care. The expected outcome is a model of diabetes care that will provide access to diabetes services that promotes evidenced based consistency of care in RACF’s. 
8 December, 2021
It’s the life-changing 5 day program for people with Type 1 diabetes
"I am now confident in adjusting my insulin levels and matching those levels with the food I eat. I feel like I have taken back control of my life and have created a new normal that does not see me stressing over every blood glucose reading I take. My one piece of advice to any person with type 1 diabetes is take the course, you won’t regret it!" Peter, OzDafne alumni.
24 November, 2021
Webinar session 2: Understanding diabetes self management principles
17 November, 2021
Webinar session 1: Understanding diabetes self management principles
14 November, 2021
Hunting for diabetes research funds
There is much to learn about a disease that affects so many, says Caroline Wells, CEO Diabetes Tasmania.
1 November, 2021
Webinar: Understanding Diabetes Self-Management Principles
These sessions are open to any primary or community/allied health care professionals who work at the forefront of diabetes care in our communities. The series will provide an understanding of diabetes self-management principles and pathways to Diabetes Tasmania services and resources.
25 October, 2021
Health and wellbeing information delivered to the doorstep
With 30,000 people in Tasmania diagnosed with diabetes, another 12,000 undiagnosed and 45,000 at high risk of developing diabetes, Diabetes Tasmania has partnered with Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania to help reach people in rural and remote areas so they can learn the best ways to avoid or manage this and other chronic diseases.
6 October, 2021
National diabetes Information Prescriptions launched for health professionals
The A4-sized pages cover 10 different topics and are meant to be personalised in collaboration with the patient. They include easy-to-read explanations, clear images and individual goals to help prevent diabetes health-related complications. They are designed to give people living with diabetes the information that they need to understand, engage with and improve on their health targets.
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