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DESMOND - Cairns

Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type 2 diabetes.

 

This event is delivered across 2 sessions:

 

  • Part 1 - Tuesday 5 February, 1.00pm - 4.30pm
  • Part 2 - Tuesday 12 February, 1.00pm - 4.30pm. 

 

Groups can take up to 10 participants living with diabetes, and each participant can bring a partner or friend with them for support. 

 

The session is free of charge and are full of useful information to help you feel confident about managing your diabetes.

 

DESMOND can help you to:

 

  • lower your HbA1c
  • develop a better understanding of diabetes
  • improve your physical activity levels
  • take steps to lose weight
  • take steps to quit smoking
  • reduce your risk of depression
  • improve your overall health.

 

Bookings are essential for all DESMOND programs.

 

To reserve a spot for this DESMOND course or if you simply want to know more about the program call us on 1300 136 588 or email events@diabetesqld.org.au

Date

05 February 2019

Time

05 Feb (1.00pm - 4.30pm) and 12 Feb (1.00pm - 4.30pm).

Location

Cairns North Community Health, Maratta Room, 381 Sheridan Street, Cairns