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Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

OzDAFNE

OzDAFNE is a 5 day program for adults with type 1 diabetes who are using pens to inject their insulin.  DAFNE stands for Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating.

 

It is an evidence-based structured group education program for adults with type 1 diabetes. The interactive group program includes topics such as nutrition, carbohydrate counting, insulin dose adjustment, sick days and exercise.

 

To find out if there is an OzDAFNE program near you, please contact your closest OzDAFNE facilitator below or visit our What's On event page.

 

Cairns Diabetes Centre

Address               381 Sheridan St, Cairns North 4870

Contact                Alison Kempe

Email                   alison.kempe@health.qld.gov.au

Phone                  (07) 4226 4646

Fax                       (07) 4226 4637

 

Diabetes Queensland 

Address               GPO Box 9824, Brisbane Qld 4001

Contact                Helen d'Emden

Email                    helend@diabetesqld.org.au

Phone                   0405 769 549

 

Ipswich Diabetes Service 

Address               21 Bell Street, Ipswich, QLD 4305

Contact                Joseph Marchisella

Email              joseph.marchisella@health.qld.gov.au

Phone                  0447 726 552

Fax                       (07) 3813 6233

 

Princess Alexandra Hospital (Woolloogabba)

Address               Level 1, Building 2, 2 Burke St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

Contact                Jane Sorbello

Email                    jane.sorbello@health.qld.gov.au

Phone                   (07) 3176 1080

Fax                       (07) 3176 5297

 

Queensland Diabetes & Endocrine Centre at the Mater (South Brisbane)

Address               Level 2 Mater Annerley Rd Campus, Annerley Rd, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Contact                Marina Noud

Email                    marina.noud@mater.org.au 

Phone                   (07) 3163 8401

Fax                        (07) 3163 1543

 

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (Herston) 

Address               Level 1, Dr James Mayne Building, Butterfield St, Herston QLD 4029

Contact                Diabetes A.O.

Email                   dafne.rbwh@health.qld.gov.au

Phone                  (07) 3646 3245 / (07) 3646 1404

Fax                       (07) 3646 7089