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Inpatient access to diabetes education at Austin Health

If you are an inpatient at Austin Health and you have diabetes you may be visited by the Diabetes Care Coordinator or the Diabetes Educator as part of our diabetes service. You can also request to see a diabetes educator, podiatrist or dietitian - just ask the nurse looking after you and they will page the members of the diabetes team.

Outpatient access to diabetes education at Austin Health

If you are a patient of Austin Health and attend the outpatients department for your diabetes at either the Austin or the Repat campus you may request to see a diabetes educator or a dietitian.

If you would like to see diabetes educator to help you manage you diabetes better, an appointment can be arranged through the ward clerk in your diabetes clinic or by phoning 03 9496 5578.

If you are not currently a patient of Austin Health and would like to attend a diabetes service you can attend the Diabetes Complications and Assessment Service. To come to this service just get your local doctor to sign the DCAS referral form below .

If you need further information or would like to discuss your diabetes please contact Diabetes Education on 03 9496 5578.