Auckland Diabetes Centre, Asian Nurse Specialist, South Asian Diabetes [ADHB] [Auckland District]

Description

The Asian Nurse Specialist provides advice and support on diabetes self management to South Asian patients and family members and provides training to health professional in primary and secondary care sectors.

Advice and support on diabetes self-management includes:

  • Maintaining HbA1c levels within target range
  • Maintaining BMI measurements within target range
  • Maintaining blood pressure readings within target range
  • Maintaining lipids within target range
  • Undergoing regular screening for retinopathy
  • Undergoing regular screening for microalbuminaemia

Professional development: Training for health professionals in primary and secondary care sectors include:

  • Diabetes awareness
  • Patient management
  • Research
  • Culturally appropriate care for South Asian peoples

How to access:

Auckland Diabetes Centre, 1st Floor, Greenlane Clinical Centre, Greenlane West, Auckland

Phone: (09) 307 4949 ext 26280

 

Date

Jul 14, 2017

Website

https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/public/endocrinology/auckland-dhb-diabetes-centre/diabetes-nurse-duty-nurse/

Keywords

ADHB diabetes South Asian