SELF-MANAGEMENT GROUP SESSIONS

Wellness Diabetes
Self-Management Group Education

These interactive group sessions are a great opportunity to learn how to self-manage your health, while connecting you with other people living with Type 2 diabetes.

The FREE sessions are led by a registered dietitian, with support from a diabetes nurse, pharmacist, Sport Bay of Plenty and the Diabetes NZ Tauranga branch.

Morning/afternoon sessions are held over two weeks, or evening courses over five weeks. Groups run in Tauranga South, Mount Maunganui, Te Puke, Pāpāmoa, Katikati, and via Zoom.

Over eight hours, you’ll learn:

  • What is diabetes?
  • The value of physical activity
  • Healthy eating with diabetes
  • Medications
  • Diabetes complications and travel tips
  • The effect of stress and sleep on diabetes
  • Goal setting and self-management

There are usually 5-10 participants in each group. Everyone is welcome to bring a support person.

Self-referrals and referrals from a health professional are welcome. Contact selfmanagement@wboppho.org.nz for more information or call (07) 571 7729.

Lifestyle Wellness – Toi Ora
Self-Management Group Education

These interactive group sessions are a great opportunity to learn how to self-manage your health, while connecting you with other people wanting to make positive lifestyle changes.

The FREE sessions are led by a registered dietitian, with 5-10 participants in each group. Everyone is welcome to bring a support person.

Morning/afternoon sessions are held over two weeks, or evening courses over four weeks. Groups run in Tauranga South, Mount Maunganui, Te Puke, Pāpāmoa, Katikati, and via Zoom.

The programme takes around 6 hours. Topics covered:

  • Introduction to common health conditions and tests
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindful eating
  • Stress and sleep
  • Goal setting and self-management

Self-referrals and referrals from a health professional are welcome. Contact selfmanagement@wboppho.org.nz for more information or call (07) 571 7729.

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