Diabetes

Taranaki District Health Board offers a range of secondary services for type 1 and 2 diabetes. Patient services include:

  • Specialist doctors
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Dieticians
  • Podiatry services
  • Psychology services

Most of your diabetes care should be provided by your general practitioner/primary care provider. However you may be referred to these services if you require further support or treatment.

Your appointment

Please bring the following to any diabetes appointment:

  • Your recent blood glucose results in your record book
  • Your blood glucose meter and recording book
  • An up to date list of your medications
  • If you have an insulin pump or flash glucose device ensure you have undertaken a recent download

Transport, parking and disability access

See our transport and parking page or our disability access page for maps and access information.

Contact us

ADULT:
If you have an appointment and have a query please contact the Community Health Integration Centre:
Direct dial: 06 753 8660
Freephone: 0508 436 374

CHILD/YOUTH:
Paediatric diabetes nurse can be contacted on 027 5577 110
For urgent paediatric enquiries out of hours call Ward 2B on 06 753 6139


For up to date information on type 1 and 2 diabetes see the following websites:

www.diabetes.org.nz
www.diabetesyouth.org.nz
www.beyondtype1.org
www.beyondtype2.org

 

 

Last updated: Monday, November 18, 2019

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