The Diabetes Centre provides patients with access to a range of specialists and clinicians, including an endocrinologist, endocrine registrar and diabetes educators.
The team work alongside other specialists and programs to offer the best care for you. 

 

What do we do?

The diabetes team provides care for all types of diabetes for diagnosis and ongoing management.

The diabetes team aim to provide education and support treatment decisions to reduce the impact diabetes has on individuals and families, and to reduce diabetes related complications.

Specialist diabetes clinics include:

  • Paediatric diabetes
  • Adult diabetes
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Young Adult Diabetes
  • Nurse-led clinics

Specialist services include:

  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Insulin pump initiation for paediatrics and adults
  • Bolus adviser meter service
  • Ambulatory insulin stabilisation
  • New diagnosis Type 1 diabetes, adults and paediatrics
  • New diagnosis Type 2 diabetes adults and paediatrics
  • Gestational diabetes

The Diabetes Centre at Ballarat Health Services is a member if the National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) and an accredited Tertiary Diabetes Service. We are a key provider of Diabetes education to health professionals.

How can you access this service?

A referral from your General Practitioner or other health professional.

Each referral will be assessed based on greatest need and urgency for appointment times.

A confirmation letter will be sent with the details of what you need to bring to your appointment.

Measuring your risk of diabetes

Early detection and treatment of diabetes can significantly reduce the risk of developing major health problems.

Use this free online tool provided by Diabetes Australia to assess your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


Health Professionals

Referrals accepted from within the hospital and the community.

All referrals are triaged according to clinical need.

The diabetes service provides clinical care for all diabetes types across the lifespan. The diabetes multidisciplinary team includes endocrinology, paediatrics, general medicine, diabetes education, administration and allied health. The service includes:

The diabetes team provides care for all types of diabetes for diagnosis and ongoing management.

The diabetes team aim to provide education and support treatment decisions to reduce the impact diabetes has on individuals and families, and to reduce diabetes related complications.

Specialist diabetes clinics include:

  • Paediatric diabetes
  • Adult diabetes
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Young Adult Diabetes
  • Nurse-led clinics

Specialist services include:

  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Insulin pump initiation for paediatrics and adults
  • Bolus adviser meter service
  • Ambulatory insulin stabilisation
  • New diagnosis Type 1 diabetes, adults and paediatrics
  • New diagnosis Type 2 diabetes adults and paediatrics
  • Gestational diabetes

The Diabetes Centre at Ballarat Health Services is a member if the National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) and an accredited Tertiary Diabetes Service. We are a key provider of Diabetes education to health professionals.

NDSS For health professionals

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External Link

Diabetes Centre

Location

14 Ascot Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350

Directions

Entry via Anticline Lane

Phone

03 5320 6979

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 5pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 5pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5pm
Friday 9.00am – 5pm

Bookings accepted for Telehealth and telephone appointments.

Email

diabeteseducator@bhs.org.au

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