Diabetes Self-Management Sessions

Why self-management

Looking after yourself is one of the most important things you can do in your lifetime.

Your whanau/family, friends and future depend on it.

Self-management sessions mean you can take control and do something to ensure you remain well with your Diabetes.

By making some lifestyle changes you can improve your health and your wellbeing in general.

You don’t have to make big changes, small ones are a great start.

This programme can help you achieve the changes that are important to you, to help your health now and in the future. Involve your partner, family/whanau in this programme too, their support can really help.

Just two hours a week for four weeks can help you make the changes needed.

What to expect

The Diabetes Self-Management sessions run for two hours per week, over a four week period.

They are FREE for both you and a support person to attend.

They are designed to provide information and education to improve your health and reduce your risk factors.

Presentations by:

  • Dietitian
  • Sport Bay of Plenty
  • Eastern Bay Podiatry
  • Medwise/Pharmacist


Eastern Bay of Plenty Primary Health Alliance
5 Louvain Street
Email: Caroline Steens
Phone: 07 306 2315
Fax: 07 306 2399