Type 2 Diabetes
We provide medical nutrition therapy for type 2 diabetes. Managing your blood sugar levels has never been easier!
All our nutrition consultations are done via our telehealth online platform and app. Wherever you are, you can speak to our expert dietitians & nutritionists.
Our process is simple
1. You book an initial consultation
2. You activate your practice better account (our online software)
3. We send you the pre-assessment forms
4. You will receive an email with your zoom link
5. You meet your dietitian.
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition where your blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your body doesn't produce enough insulin or the insulin it produces isn't effective..We help individuals with type 2 diabetes to better control their blood sugar levels, prevent complications and optimise their health. Diabetes dietitian's can help you manage your diabetes by improving your blood glucose levels. They can help you to achieve a healthy diet and lifestyle in an individualised manner for you and your diabetes. Managing your diabetes is very important to lower the risk of complications later.
The common symptoms of diabetes include:
Going to the toilet a lot, especially at night
Being really thirsty
Feeling more tired than usual
Losing weight without trying to
Genital itching or thrush
Cuts and wounds take longer to heal
It is recommended to see a dietitian for advice if you are :
Newly Diagnosed or ongoing problems with Type 2 Diabetes control
Needing Weight Control (with Diabetes)
Promoting a nutritionally adequate diet (with Diabetes)
Needing diabetes and pre conceptual advice
Need help with carbohydrate Counting
Commencing insulin therapy
We commence medical nutrition therapy for :
Type 2 Diabetes
What to expect
You will complete the pre assessment questionnaire and activate your online account.
Initial consultations are 60 minutes in duration, you will meet your dedicated sports dietitian and discuss your goals, analyse your lifestyle and discuss potential barriers to success. After your initial consultation, you will have a clear plan of what is expected going forward. We we provide you with a personalised meal guide and individualised advice.
If you require blood tests a letter will be written to your GP after your initial consultation for those tests to be done before our follow up.
Follow up sessions will be booked in advanced. Depending on what your diabetes dietitian feels is best suites, you will have 3+ follow ups sessions or if weight loss is your goal, join our LifeSculpt Program. We find the perfect solution for you.
An email will be sent to activate your telehealth portal. You can also download the ‘better by practice better’ app , and log in with your details
Complete the pre-assessment form and terms and conditions
Join the 1-1 consultation via the zoom link provided on the telehealth platform. Here you will meet your dietitian.