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Connect with Diabetes

The easiest way to get started on your diabetes journey!

Connect with Diabetes is a free diabetes awareness event for people who are at risk of type 2 diabetes, people living with type 2 diabetes, or anyone who would like to know a bit more about the condition.

The focus lies on type 2 diabetes. Presented by Diabetes WA health professionals, this diabetes event enables you to:

  • find out if you or your family are at risk
  • better understand diabetes and the importance of self management
  • find out what you are entitled to receive under the NDSS
  • find out what local health services are available in your area
  • make small changes to live a healthier life with your loved ones
Connect with diabetes information session - all welcome

What does it involve?

When you attend Connect with Diabetes, you will have the opportunity to connect with other people in your area with similar questions around type 2 diabetes. You can also speak to a diabetes educator by yourself afterwards if you need to.

At the end of the event, you are empowered to pro-actively make small changes for diabetes prevention and diabetes management. You will receive information material to take home for reference.

Connect with Diabetes is a 2.5 hour introduction to type 2 diabetes. Many people attend this diabetes event before they do more advanced workshops such as DESMOND or SMART workshops.

What does it cost?

Connect with Diabetes is a free diabetes awareness event.

Who can attend?

These awareness events are aimed at people who simply want to know more about diabetes. Anyone can come along.

People at risk of type 2 diabetes, women who had gestational diabetes during their pregnancy, people with pre-diabetes, people with type 2 diabetes, carers and friends are all welcome.

Feel free to share this information to local community groups, in Facebook groups and with your friends. This awareness event is our only event in the Perth metro area that doesn’t require a diagnosis, so anyone is welcome.

At the Connect with Diabetes session, Diabetes WA gives out information about type 2 diabetes.

Where can find a Connect with Diabetes event?

These events are conducted throughout the Perth Metro area.

Find out if there is an event coming up near you.

 

How can I book?

To reserve a spot on our next general diabetes info event, book online, call us on 1300 001 880 or send an email.

If you have questions or simply want more information on Connect with Diabetes, email us or call us on 1300 001 880.

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