Programs and Services
Insulin Pump Workshop
If you’re a little unsure about how to get the most benefit out of your insulin pump, or would to like to learn more about the features your pump provides, then this hands-on session is for you! The Insulin Pump Workshop will provide key information to help you confidently look after your diabetes.
When you attend this 3 hours education session, you will have the opportunity to connect with other people with type 1 diabetes in your area with similar questions around insulin pumps.
The practical skills session will include:
- Insulin pump features and adjusting pump settings
- Preventing and managing hypo/hyperglycaemia
- Sick days
- Infusion sets
- Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
This program is not suitable for children under the age of 18, however parents are more than welcome to attend. You must bring your pump with you to the workshop.
What does it involve?
This workshop is held by credentialled Diabetes WA Educators who know the latest in the quickly evolving field of insulin pumps.
After the session, you will have gained an understanding of how to use the features of your insulin pump as part of your diabetes management. You will receive information material to take home for reference.
Insulin Pump Workshop is a 3 hour session.
Who can attend?
The Insulin Pump Workshop is made for people living with type 1 diabetes who use a pump.
Where can I do an Insulin Pump Workshop?
This type 1 diabetes workshop session is conducted in the Perth metro area.
Find out if there is a session scheduled near you.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in WA is Diabetes WA. Find out more about the NDSS at ndss.com.au or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.