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Creating dependable health care and better health for all people with diabetes mellitus.
It is recommended that clients have yearly complications screening.Tests include checking:
Medical Review Clinic
The team at the Diabetes Centre will review the client's diabetes management and discuss, or change the treatment to suit the individual’s needs..
A bi-weekly phone-in or email service to help clients stabilise their diabetes without coming into the centre..
High Risk Foot Clinic
Tests include assessing feet for nerve damage, circulation problems and deformity.
Service includes the management of diabetic foot complications including ulceration and amputation.
Cairns Diabetes Centre
381 Sheridan Street
PO Box 1079
Phone: +61 7 422 64700 or +61 7 422 64636
Hours of Business
Education and Dietary Services
These need a referral from the doctor. The client can self-refer however the service is limited to existing clients of the Cairns Diabetes Centre..
The Cairns Diabetes Centre implements best practice in the management of diabetes for all people in Far North Queensland. This requires the development of systems to deliver an integrated service involving the General Practitioner, Hospital, Community Health and Outreach
The Diabetes Centre aims to achieve consumer participation in the provision of all services and in response to client need these services will undergo constant changes. The Diabetes Centre remains a consultative service with the General Practitioner remaining the central figure in the care of their patients.
The Cairns Diabetes Centre offers a range of specialist medical, educational and dietary services to help clients and General Practitioners manage diabetes more effectively. Referrals are essential to access most services provided by the centre.