Diabetes WA Helpline
Do you have a question about diabetes or your risk of diabetes? We are here to answer all of your diabetes questions – no question is too hard or too trivial for us.
The Diabetes WA Helpline is a telephone service manned by credentialled diabetes educators, who are experts in helping you to best manage your diabetes.
Our educators can provide information, education, and counselling on all aspects of diabetes care, as well as helping you to problem solve and manage any issues that arise. They can also refer you on to other healthcare professionals or services should the need arise.
If you need more in-depth support, our helpline staff may refer you to our Diabetes Telehealth service for a free consultation with a diabetes educator via home videoconference or telephone at home. These telehealth consultations are available to all Western Australians living with diabetes. Find out more about these consultations.
How does it work?
It’s easy. Call us on 1300 001 880 and ask to speak with a Helpline diabetes educator.
All telephone conversations are confidential.
Alternatively, you can email one of our credentialled diabetes educators for a confidential written response.
What does it cost?
The Diabetes WA Helpline can be accessed by anyone in WA for the cost of a local call.
When can I call?
The Helpline is staffed 8.30am to 4.30pm weekdays.
I need further help to access the Diabetes WA Helpline
If you need help with English – call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National on 131 450 and ask for the number 1300 001 880.
If you are hearing or speech impaired you can access;
- TTY (teletypewriter) on 133 677
- Speak and Listen on 1300 555 727
- Internet Relay at iprelay.com.au.
Once you have accessed one of these services enter the number 1300 001 880.