Attend a diabetes coaching session for a healthier lifestyle

03 November 2023
Person with type 2 diabetes check their blood glucose level

When was the last time you thought about changing your diet and lifestyle to improve your type 2 diabetes, and overall health? Knowing how to eat well, exercise and manage your medication is important.


Health risks of uncontrolled diabetes

Diabetes is a silent disease. You may not be aware of the damage and risks that uncontrolled diabetes may have on your health until it is too late.

Common diabetes health complications include:

  • heart disease
  • chronic kidney disease
  • nerve damage
  • problems with feet due to poor circulation
  • poor oral health
  • vision impairment
  • hearing impairment
  • mental health

The good news is positive food and activity choices can have a lot of health benefits including:

  • better blood glucose levels
  • lower blood pressure
  • lower cholesterol
  • weight loss
  • lower risk of diabetes complications
  • more energy
  • better sleep


FREE type 2 diabetes management session

This healthy lifestyle program will help people with type 2 diabetes, and their families, know how to manage their diabetes to stay healthy and well.

The program is delivered in an informal interactive small group setting with up to eight people. This will allow you plenty of opportunities to ask questions, and to meet others with type 2 diabetes and learn from their experiences too.

If you are recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, attending this program will help you set up healthy lifestyle routines.

If you have been living with type 2 diabetes for some time, this program is also for you. It can serve as a ‘refresher course’ by helping you get back on track and increase your motivation
to change unhealthy habits which may have crept into your life.

You will receive advice to effectively manage your diabetes.

Topics discussed include:

  • how to eat well
  • managing your blood sugar levels
  • recommended exercises and how often
  • why avoiding alcohol is important and tips to help you
  • questions to ask your GP

FREE type 2 diabetes management sessions are for people living with type 2 diabetes who reside in South Western Sydney.

There will be a maximum of eight people per session.

Education will be held at
Rosemeadow Community Health Centre
5 Thomas Rose Drive, Rosemeadow.


FREE type 2 diabetes management session

Complete this expression of interest to receive an invitation to attend a type 2 diabetes coaching session on a date which is suitable to you. Session dates are set once enough attendees have confirmed their interest to attend.  You will receive a phone call from Campbelltown Hospital, which will appear as PRIVATE CALLER (No Caller ID).

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The program is funded by South Western Sydney PHN and delivered by South Western Sydney Local Health District.

South Western Sydney PHN would like to thank Pharmacy Focus Rosemeadow for their interest and assistance with caring for community members living with type 2 diabetes.

Fruit and vegetables, measuring tape and weights to symbolise ways to improve lifestyle when living with type 2 diabetes.

Speak to your GP if you have any questions or concerns about your type 2 diabetes.