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Karrinyup

St Luke Medical Centre 

1/57 Burroughs Rd, Karrinyup

WA 6018
P: (08) 9341 7770

Diabetes

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition resulting in too much glucose in the blood, which the body’s cells can't effectively use as energy. 

How is it managed?

Learning how to manage your diabetes will help you feel better and help to prevent health complications caused by high blood glucose levels. Healthy eating and knowing how food affects your blood glucose levels plays an essential role in you managing your diabetes.

Why see a Dietitian?

A dietitian can provide you with the right dietary education, guidance and support for the management of Pre-diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), or Gestational Diabetes Mellitus for optimal blood glucose control and prevention of disease progression. This may include strategies such as optimal food choices, portions, healthy meal ideas, timing of meals and understanding food labels.