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Primary care nurses are at the forefront of diabetes care and prevention as more than 108,277 South Australians are currently diagnosed with diabetes.

Diabetes management is as complex and multifaceted as each individual client, with this in mind Diabetes SA have developed a comprehensive two day program designed particularly for the primary care nurse and other health professionals.

Listed below are additional resources that relate to the program.

Lifestyle and nutrition

Carbohydrate serves sheet

PDF of Diabetes SA - Pictorial Guide to Carb Serves

Goals of management

PDF of Diabetes SA - Goals of Management

Food choices for people with diabetes

Eat for Health Australian Dietary Guidelines providing the scientific evidence for healthier Australian diets

NHMRC obesity guidelines 2013

PDF of NHMRC obesity guidelines 2013

Physical activity

Diabetes and related health


PDF of AusDrisk tool

Goals of management

PDF of Diabetes SA - Goals of Management

Your diabetes annual cycle of care

Blood glucose monitoring

Above 5 to Drive

Driving and your health

Quick reference guide for health professionals – absolute cardiovascular disease risk management

Australian cardiovascular risk charts

Change of HbA1c reporting to the new SI units

PDF of Change of HbA1c reporting to the new SI units

HbA1c conversion table – Australian Diabetes Society

Unstable Diabetes

PDF of Unstable Diabetes

Fact sheet – Frequently asked questions

PDF of Statins frequently asked questions

Cerebrovascular Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Best practices guidelines

General practice management of type 2 diabetes 2016/18


Assessing fitness to drive 2016

Clinical guiding principles for sick day management of adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Clinical guiding principles for subcutaneous injection technique

Diabetes and emotional health handbook

Sign in to view and download your free electronic copy of Diabetes and Emotional Health: A handbook for health professionals supporting adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and the related toolkit.

ADIPS Guidelines


Pre-operative diabetes management guidelines Australian Diabetes Society, July 2012

JBDS Management of DKA

JBDS The Management of Diabetic Ketocidosis in Adults

JBDS Management of HHS

The management of the hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS) in adults with diabetes

Position statements and reports

Position statement – A new language for diabetes

PDF of DA position statement

Findings of blood glucose levels in 467,955 patients in primary care

PDF of Diabetes in Primary Care

A new blood glucose management algorithm for type 2 diabetes A position statement of the Australian Diabetes Society

The role of HbA1c in the diagnosis of diabetes in Australia

PDF of The role of HbA1c in the diagnosis of diabetes in Australia

Aged care

Diabetes management in aged care brings with it some unique considerations. A special focus on management, medication and nutrition should be always considered.

Health eating & diabetes – A guide for aged care facilities

Healthy eating for older people

Managing diabetes as you age

Malnutrition screening tool (MST)

Mini nutritional assessment MNA®

Validated Malnutrition Screening and Assessment Tools: Comparison Guide


Diabetes management in aged care: A practical handbook

The McKellar guidelines

The McKellar guidelines

2015 AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults

More information resources


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