Health Professionals are at the forefront of the fight against the rise of diabetes. Diabetes NSW is here to assist health professionals every day as you provide practical support to all people living with and at risk of diabetes.
Health Professional Membership means you are aware of and are able to take advantage of the full range of programs and activities, including:
Services for at risk or vulnerable communities
Become a healthcare professional member of Diabetes NSW for only $75 for 12 months
Your new member kit includes copies of all of the resources we provide to members together with materials specifically designed for Health Professionals to assist people in managing their diabetes.
2. Member publications
As a member, you will receive a copy of each member publications that are distributed each quarter to each of our specific membership groups – Circle (for our general membership), Jellybean Scene (for our members aged 0-12 years), YSW?! (for our members aged 13-17 years) and the Diabetes Management Journal.
Circle includes interesting articles that address the management of some of the issues and complications that people with diabetes experience. It provides updates on current research and advocacy projects and also includes delicious recipes and member stories and profiles.
3. Discounted attendance fees
As a member of Diabetes NSW, you will be able to attend any of our seminars, forums and events at the discounted member rates. Health Professionals that have an Organisational Membership can send two (2) additional staff members together with the Principal Member to events at the member rate.
4. Life insurance
As a member, our Advocacy officer may be able to assist you or your patients in obtaining life insurance.
5. Infoline access – 1300 136 588
You or your patients can call with any questions or concerns about diabetes, diabetes management, diabetes products, membership or healthy living. The Infoline is open from 8:30am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 9:30am to 5pm Wednesday.
6. Support group network
Be part of a local group that provides contact with people who live with diabetes to share experiences. Support Groups help fundraise for specific diabetes programs and have regular health professional guest speakers.
7. Health professional support (paediatric and adult)
We are here to assist in the management of the person with diabetes. If you have any questions, please contact one of our health professionals (diabetes educators, dietitans, exercise physiologists) via the Customer Care Line 1300 342 238.
8. Discount on diabetes products
Your membership provides a 10% discount on credible and affordable diabetes management materials, including blood glucose meters, educational materials and cookbooks.
9. Free meter demonstrations
Blood glucose meter demonstrations and instructions are available at each of our Shops (formerly resource centres).