Type 2 Diabetes group class

Type 2 Diabetes group class

Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus are eligible to be referred by their GP to our T2DM Group Classes, which are subsidised by Medicare.

Following an initial assessment, participants attend 8 Group Exercise and Education classes, held at our Narellan, Edmondson park or Campbelltown clinic.

Speak to your GP or contact us to arrange a referral.

  • Individual Initial Assessment (Bulk Billed)
  • Blood Glucose Testing
  • Customised cardiovascular and resistance exercise tailored to your needs and abilities
  • Education and Group Discussions
  • Home Exercise Program
  • Education Topics
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Exercise strategies
  • Strategies for change
Participants have achieved an average decrease of 2.28 mmol/L in their BGL levels and an average reduction of 2%body fat over their 8 week program. Individuals in the program also improve in strength, cariovascular fitness, balance and flexibility.

Our Accredited Exercise Physiologists are experts in prescribing exercise to manage diabetes, so you can feel safe exercising under their supervision and knowing you are doing the right exercise for your body.

Education throughout the sessions will buil your understanding of the effect exercise has on the body and how to manage food consumption, exercise and blood glucose levels effectively.

The role of social support for exercise adherence and management of health conditions is well documented. The group creates a fun and supportive environment to share experiences and learn from others managing a type 2 diagnosis.

Initial assessment – bulk billed through medicare with the appropriate referral Type 2 Diabetes group care plan. 8 x 1 hour group sessions – bulk billed.

Time and start date dependent on patient availability. Referrals should be emailed or faxed by your GP or brought in by the client upon initial assessment.

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