Credentialled Diabetes Nurse Educator
Christine’s interest in diabetes management began in the 1980s when a family member and school friend were both diagnosed. She has a Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education from Deakin University and achieved Credentialled status in 2003 before going on to establishe a diabetes outpatients clinic in South Gippsland.
She joined the Bendigo Primary Care Centre team in 2017.
Christine’s focus is on person-centred care. Supporting patients to determine their own priorities and needs in order to achieve the best outcomes and reduce the potential complications of diabetes. Her one-on-one consultations for people living with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes aim to help people master strategies and self-management skills to address their condition and improve their quality of life.
Christine can provide initial and future assessments and has keen interest in technologies designed to help people monitor their glucose levels and make informed decisions regarding diet, physical activity and medication.
Please call us on 03 5441 8622
to secure your appointment