At Stay Tuned Sports Medicine, we are committed to providing comprehensive and collaborative care for your diabetes management. We understand that managing diabetes is not a one-size-fits-all endeavour. That’s why we’ve assembled a dedicated team of allied health professionals working under one roof to become an essential part of your long-term diabetes care journey. Let’s meet the experts who make up our passionate team:
Podiatrist: Your Foot Health Guardian
Your feet are the foundation of your mobility, and in diabetes care, they require special attention. Our podiatrist is here to:
- Conduct an annual comprehensive diabetes foot check to ensure early detection and prevention of issues.
- Detect and refer any signs of nerve, joint, or blood vessel damage, protecting your overall health.
- Assess the health of your nerves, blood circulation, muscles, and skin, giving you peace of mind.
- Provide essential education on the complications of diabetes on your feet and how to prevent them.
Our podiatrist is your trusted partner in keeping your feet healthy and functional.
Diabetes Educator: Your Personalised Guide
Managing diabetes can be a complex journey, and our diabetes educator is here to simplify it for you. They offer:
- Education for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, whether you’ve been living with the condition for years or are newly diagnosed.
- Expert guidance on insulin pump therapy, including commencement, changes, reviews, and education.
- Support for insulin and medication commencement and review, ensuring you’re on the right track.
- In-depth education on administering insulin and insulin titration makes it more manageable.
- Specialised care for diabetes in pregnancy, including pre-pregnancy planning, post-natal care, and gestational diabetes management.
Our diabetes educator is your compass, guiding you towards better diabetes management and overall well-being.
Dietitian: Nourishing Your Body, Mind, and Diabetes Care
Proper nutrition plays a pivotal role in diabetes management. Our dietitian is here to:
- Ensure you meet your individual nutrition needs, tailoring your diet to your unique requirements.
- Help you monitor the impact of your meals on your blood glucose levels, empowering you to make informed choices.
- Educate you on the Glycaemic Index, giving you insights into food choices that affect your blood sugar.
- Teach you to accurately count carbohydrates for optimal blood glucose monitoring, putting you in control of your diet.
With the guidance of our dietitian, you’ll not only manage your diabetes better and enjoy a healthier and more fulfilling life.
At Stay Tuned Sports Medicine, our collaborative approach to diabetes care ensures that you have a dedicated team of experts by your side, working together to support your health and well-being. We believe in empowering you with knowledge, personalised care, and practical solutions to thrive in your diabetes journey.
Together, we’ll stay tuned to your needs and goals, creating a brighter and healthier future for you.