Here at Reclaim we offer specialist Diabetes Education services delivered by an Accredited Practising Dietitian.
A Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge of and experience in pre-diabetes, diabetes prevention and management and translating these into achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. he CDE educates and supports people affected by diabetes to understand and manage the condition.
The main goal of diabetes management is, as far as possible, to restore carbohydrate metabolism to a normal state. To achieve this goal, individuals with an absolute deficiency of insulin require insulin replacement therapy, which is given through injections or an insulin pump.
A Diabetes educator is able to assist with the commencement of Insulin, reviewing dosages and helps by assisting to choose nutritious foods and monitor portion sizes helping to keep blood sugar levels as stable as possible.