IDEAS aims to support people with diabetes to manage their general health and prevent diabetes complications. The program is a collaboration with Eastern Health Endocrinology department.
We know that a team approach to managing diabetes means better health outcomes for all. The IDEAS team is made up of:
- An endocrinologist – a doctor specialising in diabetes care.
- A diabetes nurse educator and podiatrist – providing assessment and supporting clients in self-care, in order to best manage their diabetes.
How to make an appointment
Our IDEAS – Diabetes 2 Level Patients services are available at the following locations:
Fees and payments
IDEAS services are bulk billed with a Medicare card.
Can I use this service?
IDEAS is available to people with Type 2 diabetes and a current Medicare card. We prioritise our services for people on low-medium incomes and holders of Health care or Pension cards.