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Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa

Community Health Service

Our Ōtara office space will be closed as required by Covid-19 lockdown restrictions however our team continues to operate from home.  Please contact us through our website.  Stay safe!

Today

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa emphasises partnership with the community to achieve better health for present and for future generations.  We provide a range of services including support for making workplaces health promoting environments (includes environmental scan and advice/screening/displays/education sessions), schools (GetWize2Health teacher resource and training/tuckshop advice and support), healthy eating on a budget train the trainer (Cook'nKiwi) and community gardening set-up support and ongoing advice (Gardens4Health).  We are involved in research, including specialty recruitment in the community.  Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa also specialises in resource and programme design, evaluation and research in the community, and project management services.  Please refer to our website for further details. 

Note: DCSS Quality Improvement Audit provided to GP Practices in the CMH area closed in June 2018.  Duplicate reports and MOPs certificates are available for a limited time.

Staff

We have a range of team members delivering services (some train the trainer options) direct to community members,  providers, groups, organisations and businesses.

Skills currently onsite include specialist nursing, dietetics, physical activity, diabetes and obesity prevention/management, VLCD, research and recruiting, advocacy, education, youth/adolescent, community engagement, capacity building, resource and programme design.

Ages

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

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Hours

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Not open on public holidays or weekends.   Our physical office will be closed to public access or operating on restricted hours depending on the level of Covid lockdown however you can still contact us via our website.    

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating

Healthy eating, being active, prevention of diabetes, prevention of diabetes complications, advocacy, obesity prevention and management, research and recruiting in the community.

Screening and prevention

  • Diabetes

Research

CURRENT

Adolescent Weight Loss Study - youth with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes provided with support for weight loss to improve outcomes/potentially  put diabetes into remission - currently recruiting as…

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Resource and Programme design

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

Website www.diabetesfoundationaotearoa.nz

Suite 2, 100 Alexander Crescent
Otara
Auckland 2023

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Street Address

Suite 2, 100 Alexander Crescent
Ōtara
Auckland 2023

Postal Address

PO Box 61144
Ōtara
2018

This page was last updated at 9:30AM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa.