Diabetes Care Team
General practice plays a central role in managing diabetes, from identifying those at-risk through to managing both Type1 & Type2 diabetes. GP’s can initiate diabetes healthcare plans working with allied healthcare to support diabetes management.
Medical specialist qualified to diagnosis and manage conditions that affect the glands, including diabetes. Given their specialised training Endocrinologist can manage complicated diabetic presentations. They work closely with allied healthcare in the management of both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
CDEs are specialists in diabetes CDEs are qualified to deliver diabetes education in accordance with the National Standards of Practice for CDEs CDEs empower people with diabetes to self-manage their condition through personalised support and care
Accredited Practising Dietitians are university-qualified professionals that hold a degree in nutrition and dietetics. A diabetes dietitian offers specialist evidence-based dietary advice to support people with diabetes considering factors including nutritional status, medication, diabetes self-management and lifestyle.
The traditional role of the pharmacist has centred around supply of medicines and medication counselling, however there is a growing body of evidence that pharmacists, through a range of extended services, may contribute positively to the clinical and humanistic outcomes for people with diabetes.
Healthcare professional trained in the science of how people think, feel, behave and learn. Psychologists support people with diabetes to manage their behaviours including eating habits, activity levels and their overall outlook. They can also teach people effective strategies that support diabetes self-management.
Podiatrist are experts in foot care. Diabetes can increase the risk of foot ulcers and serious complications. Podiatrists help people in the care of their lower limbs and maintaining foot health to prevent complications. People with diabetes should visit a podiatrist annually for a check-up or more frequently if your feet are at high risk.
Allied health professional with extensive training in understanding the body’s response to exercise. Exercise Physiologist assist with specific exercise prescription tailored for each individual, based on their goals, preferences and ability. Ongoing exercise and activity assist in maintenance of blood glucose levels through improved glycemic control.
The paradigm of diabetes management has shifted to focus on empowering the person with diabetes to manage their condition successfully and to improve their quality of life. KnowDiabetes endeavours to elevate the value of services offered by Credentialled Diabetes Educators in collaboration with other diabetes experts. We believe that CDE services are a must for every person with diabetes.
How it works
2. Set your availability
3. Upon signup, KnowDiabetes offers you a comprehensive orientation program explaining the tele-health platform, payment process and all other set up related questions.
Once listed, people with diabetes will be able to search you by name or your services and book tele-health consultation with you .
“On KnowDiabetes platform, you will also start receiving opportunities to participate in delivery of diabetes programs for pharma and medical device companies. KnowDiabetes team is always working to elevate the value of structured diabetes education and the health related outcomes”.