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Chronic Disease

Our Chronic Disease unit brings in a wide range of specialists to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people prevent or treat chronic diseases. As the ATSI community has such high rates of chronic diseases it's important that they are given support and education.

Services that we provide are:

  • Diabetes Educator

  • Dietician

  • Podiatrists

Our schedule for Visiting specialists are as follows:

Dietician                              Every Wednesday

Diabetes Educator          Every second Wednesday

Endocrinologist               3 Monthly

Optometrist                       Monthly

Health For Life

Our healthy for life program provides a social environment for ATSI community to learn and combat chronic illnesses. These programs are:

  • Water Aerobics

  • Women's walking group

  • Healthy Eating and Nutrition Sessions

  • Bingobetes

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