Supporting Self-Care


Programs on offer

Whether you have clients that are at risk, have just been diagnosed, or have had diabetes for many years, you can be sure that one of our diabetes education programs will be right for them.

All types of diabetes (including pre-diabetes)

Prevention programs

These diabetes education programs are designed to help your clients avoid a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, however most of the programs are equally useful at helping clients with diabetes to improve their nutrition and activity levels.

Our prevention programs include:

For people with type 1 diabetes

We offer a comprehensive program for people with type 1 diabetes. Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) will equip your client with the knowledge and skills to self-manage their insulin doses, exercise, illness and alcohol intake.

For people with type 2 diabetes

These diabetes education programs assists your clients to better manage their type 2 diabetes, focusing on nutrition, physical activity and avoiding complications.

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Diabetes WA offers diabetes information sessions for Aboriginal groups using the Feltman® tool. This session is designed to give information about living with diabetes and diabetes prevention in a relaxed, informal setting. Duration: 1 hour (45-minute presentation plus 15-minute Q&A session). This session covers what diabetes is, types of diabetes, prevention & risk factors for type 2 diabetes and the role of the NDSS & Diabetes WA. Contact our Aboriginal Health Team at [email protected]

General Community

Diabetes WA delivers training and awareness presentations for community groups and workplaces. Our staff are dedecated to raising awareness and promoting understanding of the condition within our community, particularly for high risk groups.

  • Connect with Diabetes
  • Community Expos and Events
  • Multicultural Diabetes Presentation
  • Diabetes Workplace Hypoglycaemia Management
  • Diabetes WA Helpline

See our community training programs.


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