Diabetes management and education
What can an APD/CDE do for you?
Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) have the qualifications and skills to modify diets and to treat diseases and conditions such as diabetes, overweight and obesity.
Diabetes Educators provide support for people with diabetes, including gestational diabetes, integrating clinical care, self-management education, skills training and disease-specific information to motivate patients to:
Understand the different types of diabetes (prediabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, MODY, LADA and Gestational Diabetes) and make informed lifestyle and treatment choices.
Easily incorporate diet and physical activity into daily life
Educate on appropriate use and types of medicines/insulins.
Monitor and interpret their blood glucose pattern