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September 21, 2022

Important Change to Diabetes Medications

Call your doctor right now to see if you are eligible. If you are eligible, these new medications willreduce your risk of needing insulin[1], andreduce your risk of dying from heart attack or kidney failure[2]....

July 6, 2022

Advocacy for New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes!

The first significant change to the Type 2 Treatment landscape in years was a long time in the coming.  Jardiance (Empagliflozin) and Trulicity (Dulaglutide) were approved by Pharmac and prescription is now underway in the community.  If you have type 2 diabetes, or know someone who has it, see here for what you need to know to ask your Health Care Provider whether changing will be of benefit....

July 6, 2022

DCSS Quality Audit

The Diabetes Care Support Service (DCSS) audit provided support to GP Practices across Auckland since the early 1990's, helping primary care providers to improve the care delivered to patients with diabetes, or at risk of diabetes. As of June 2018 Counties Manukau Health reluctantly ceased funding the service.  Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa closed the DCSS Audit and commissioned Professor David Simmons and his team to analyse the data. Three successful presentations of findings at the S...

July 6, 2022

Countdown MasterClass

This pilot programme had funding from Counties Manukau Health and Countdown and was designed by Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa for delivery into selected South Auckland secondary schools.  Hosted by celebrity chef Brett MacGregor (winner NZ MasterChef 2010) who designed a range of healthy recipes suitable for the audience of teens in the South Auckland setting, it was well received by students and teachers alike because of it's hands on and down to earth approach.  For this programme a m...

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