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Who’s who in diabetes health care

Many people can be part of your health care team to help you live well with diabetes.

Health care ServiceWho works there?
Endocrinology—a department that specialises in diabetes management and other disorders of the endocrine systemEndocrinologists are the doctors who work in this specialised area.
Diabetes educationDiabetes educators are specialist health professionals who can help you find out more about how to best manage your diabetes.
Podiatry—feet carePodiatrists are specialist health professionals who can advise you on the health of your feet and how to best look after them.
Dietetics—food and nutritionDietitians are specialist health professionals who can advise you on healthy eating and nutrition and help you work out an eating plan that suits you and your diabetes.
Social work/psychological supportSocial workers/psychologists and other professionals such as counsellors and mental health workers can provide support when you are feeling overwhelmed about your diabetes.
Health care services and health professionals who work there

Find out more about your health care team.

Diabetes Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this Country. We recognise their connection to land, waters, winds and culture. We pay the upmost respect to them, their cultures and to their Elders, past and present. We are committed to improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by diabetes and those at risk.

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