Hauraki PHO has approximately 4,000 enrolled patients with diabetes. More than twenty percent of whānau have an HbA1c that is over 80. With poorly controlled diabetes leading to a higher risk of long term complications, there is plenty of support that whānau need to stay well.
The Waikato Regional Diabetes Service is only seeing patients with type 1 diabetes, patients who are insulin deficient, on chemotherapy, have established CKD3, have active foot problems, or those who are pregnant. You can contact the clinic regarding any of these matters on 0800 242 228
Whānau with type 2 diabetes are managed in primary health care.
For the Waikato Primary Health Care Diabetes Manual 2019 .
For oral treatment guide and the insulin initiation and titration guidelines that have been written for the Waikato by the collaborative group 2020 ..
Suzanne Moorhouse is the diabetes nurse specialist for our rohe. Her role is to provide clinical support and education wherever it is required. Any staff questions regarding diabetes management, clinic support, mentoring, education to practices, nurses, general practitioners, Kaiāwhina, and whānau living with diabetes. You can contact Suzanne on 0276086978, or email her on Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wintec level 700 and 800 papers on discussion are funded by the PHO to ensure staff are well equipped to deliver robust diabetes care to whānau.
Insulin initiation is claimed through advanced forms.
If you need to start a patient on insulin virtually – please see the various resources on this page!
COVID-19 Update - 12th May 2020:
Click document outlining advice from New Zealand Clinical Network for Children and Young People with Diabetes about returning to school during the COVID-19 Pandemic ..
Podiatry Services for Patients with Diabetes:
Practices may contract with a local podiatrist and claim for these services using the HPHO Podiatry Advanced Form in Medtech or Evolution.
Patients must be:
THE FACTS ON APIDRA:
How to use an insulin pen:
Novomix 30 Patient Information booklet:
NovoCare Type 2 - Patient booklet:
How to use your Insulin Pen:
How to use SoloStar quick Reference Guide:
How to use a NovoPen 4:
How to use a Flexpen (disposable):
how to start Lantus and titration Guide:
Galvus and Galvumet patient information:
Facts on Lantus 2020 - Patient Handbook:
Blood Glucose Tracker - Three days:
Blood Glucose Logbook: