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Clinic Locations

Diabetes Victoria Clinic is now offering face to face consultations with our dedicated health professionals throughout Melbourne. You will find us in three convenient locatations including, Carlton, Heidelberg Heights and Mont Albert North.
 
Carlton
Diabetes Victoria Head Office
15 - 31 Pelham Street, Carlton. 
Location
Ground floor within Diabetes Victoria head office.
Parking
On street parting 1 - 4 hours, disabled park located near entrance.
Heidelberg Heights
Jacaranda Consulting Suites
76 Edwin St Heidelberg Heights
Location
Within Endocrinology Melbourne clinic.
Parking
On site parking at rear of building including 1 disabled park & 1 or 2 hour on street parking. 
Mont Albert North
Botanical Consulting Suites
472 Belmore Road Mont Albert North
Location
Within Endocrinology Melbourne clinic.
Parking
On site parking & 1 or 2 hour on street parking. 1 disabled park on site
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How can we help?


We believe diabetes management is teamwork. All people with diabetes can benefit from seeing a Dietitian and a Diabetes Educator throughout their diabetes journey.

Whether you’re newly diagnosed with diabetes or have had diabetes for a number of years, APDs and DNEs can provide a wealth of information and support you with your diabetes and health related goals.
 
Diabetes Victoria Clinic currently provides one-on-one appointments (including video calls-telehealth) for adults above 18 years old with:
  type 1 diabetes 
 type 2 diabetes 
 MODY (Maturity Onset of Diabetes of the Young)
 LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults)
 diabetes resulting from injury to or removal of the pancreas
 GDM (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus)
 as well as adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes*.
 Psychology appointments available to people living with diabetes.
 Psychology appointments available at Carlton clinic and telehealth appointments only.
*our psychology service is only available to people living with diabetes
We can help with all aspects of diabetes management and care, which includes:
  medication
 technology and devices
 carbohydrate counting
 healthy eating 
 education and support for people with a high risk of type 2 diabetes.
 starting an insulin pump and pump upgrades. Find out more information about our pump service.
 
 
Diabetes Victoria is pleased to be offering Carb Counting workshops for type 1 diabetes. Find out more about the upcoming workshops here.

How can a Dietitian and Diabetes Nurse Educator help you?

A Dietitian can help you with: 

  • Learning how to count carbohydrates, and refining your carbohydrate counting skills. 
  • Managing high protein/high fat meals.  
  • Healthy eating to help reduce the risk of diabetes related complications such as cardiovascular disease. 
  • Treating and preventing a low blood sugar event (hypoglycaemia). 
  • Food intake and exercise (to both fuel exercise and prevent hypoglycaemia). 
  • Management of other commonly occurring conditions, such as coeliac disease. 
  • Weight management.  
  • How to read food labels and choose healthy food products. 
  • Meal and snack suggestions that take into account your lifestyle, food preferences and social and cultural needs. 
 

A Diabetes Nurse Educator can help you with:

  • Understanding your condition through education and support. 
  • Assessing if your insulins are working for you. This could be assessing your insulin-to-carbohydrate ratios, background insulin doses and correction factors. 
  • Insulin pump service - including pump starts and upgrades
  • Managing illness with a sick day management plan. 
  • Insulin adjustment for exercise. 
  • Access to other health services. 

 

A Dietitian can help you with: 

  • Identifying carbohydrate foods and the impact of carbohydrates on your blood glucose levels. 
  • Working out the right amount of carbohydrate for you, taking into account: 
    • your medications and/or if you are taking insulin. 
    • your blood glucose levels and overall diabetes management. 
    • your personal preferences and lifestyle. 
  • Explaining different dietary approaches shown to help manage type 2 diabetes, e.g. low carbohydrate and Mediterranean diets. 
  • Healthy eating to help reduce the risk of diabetes related complications, such as cardiovascular disease. 
  • Meal and snack suggestions that take into account your lifestyle, food preferences and social and cultural needs. 
  • Nutrition for pre-pregnancy planning.  
  • Weight management. 
  • How to read food labels and choose healthy food products. 

A Diabetes Nurse Educator can help you with:

  • Understanding your condition through education and support. 
  • When and how to monitor blood glucose levels. 
  • Using a blood glucose meter. 
  • Identifying patterns between carbohydrate intake and blood glucose levels. 
  • Managing illness with a sick day management plan. 
  • Assessing if your insulins are working right for you. This could be assessing your medication management: understanding your medication. 
  • Access to other health services. 

 

A Dietitian can help you with: 

  • An eating plan to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 
  • How to read food labels and choose healthy food products. 
  • Meal and snack suggestions that take into account your lifestyle, food preferences and social and cultural needs. 
  • Advice and support to make lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (e.g. around physical activity, stress, sleep). 
  • Weight management. 

A Diabetes Nurse Educator can help you with: 

  • Helping you identify ways to decrease your risk. 
  • Understanding progression from high risk of type 2 diabetes to developing type 2 diabetes. 
  • Access to other health services. 

 

 

Fee schedule

Diabetes Victoria Clinic is not bulk-billed and there will be an out-of-pocket cost if you have a Medicare GP team care plan and the Medicare rebate is claimed. 
 
 Membership statusFull FeeOut of pocket fee with medicare team planOut of pocket with mental health plan
Initial appointment (45 min)Member$127$68.70 
Non-Member$151$92.70 
Review appointment (30 min)Member$104$45.70 
Non-member$119$60.70 
Psychologist appointments (50 min)Member$188$129.70$94.65 
Non-member$220$161.70$126.65 
Carbohydrate Counting workshop for type 1 diabetes (6 hours)Member$127  
Non-member$150  
Pump starts and upgradesPlease follow pump start process

 
If you have private health insurance, you may be covered for ‘dietetics and nutrition’ or ‘psychologist’ through your extras cover. Please check with your provider.  

As well as private health insurance, you may be eligible for assistance from:
  • Medicare (GP team care plan) 
  • WorkCover
  • TAC (Transport Accident Commission) 
  • A compensation fund. 
We do not yet have National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) accreditation but we can see people on ‘Plan-managed’ and ‘Self-managed’ levels of the NDIS. 

We welcome DVA clients, DVA Health Cards (Gold and White) are accepted as payment upon a GP referral. 

 
If you require financial assistance, please speak to us when booking your appointment.


 
To book an appointment:
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