Member of the National Association of Diabetes Centres.
Due to personal experience with diabetes, some of the team really understand what it's like to live with this chronic disease, so offer a very unique and practical, team approach.
Dr Bruce Chadfield- Member of RACGP, National Facility for Special Interest in Diabetes, Australian Diabetes Society (Type 1 since age 12y; uses an Insulin Pump & Continuous Glucose Monitoring)
Sarah Free- Credentialled Diabetes Educator, Balancing Diabetes (partner has Type 1 Diabetes)
Psychologist & Mental Health Nurses
Podiatrist, Optometrist, NDSS Pharmacy within walking distance
Our team of dedicated health care professionals work closely with clients to effectively manage their diabetes and overall health, covering all aspects from diet and lifestyle to insulin pump management & CGM:
Type 1 & 2 & gestational diabetes care
Insulin initiation & management
Comprehensive, individualised care plans
Due to our broader focus, some of our clients with Type 2 diabetes have been able to stop insulin injections, with resultant weight loss & better glucose control.
The results of our recent diabetes audit speak for themselves:
The mean HbA1c of our Patients with Type 1 Diabetes is 7.92%.
For our patients with Type 2 Diabetes the results were as follows:
Metformin only, 114 pts, mean HbA1c 6.29%
Metformin + DPP4, 97 pts, mean HbA1c 7.13%
Metformin + DPP4 who came off insulin after DPP4 started, >15 patients, mean HbA1c 6.30%
Insulin + Metformin, 32 pts, mean HbA1c 8.24%
Insulin + Metformin + DPP4, 18 pts, mean HbA1c 7.88%
Dietary only, 24 patients, mean HbA1c 6.28%
Our Credentialled Diabetes Educator accepts referrals from other GPs (external to the centre) or you may self-refer for full diabetes management. If you prefer, the centre as a whole can take over your complete GP ...read more
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