This National Diabetes Week, 10 July – 16 July, help your patients become the healthiest versions of themselves!
Diabetes Victoria coordinates the Life! program, funded by the Victorian Government.
It is a free healthy lifestyle program that helps people reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
The Life! program offers engaging, informative and practical evidence-based education sessions for your eligible patients to help them adopt healthy behaviours and lead a more active lifestyle. Our health professionals will work with your patients to help them learn more about:
- Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke
- Healthy eating
- Physical activity
- Stress management and wellbeing
- Goal setting and managing lapses
How to get involved:
You can learn how to refer your patients into Life! by clicking here.
The Life! program also offers a Financial Incentive Agreement for GP clinics, which provides an opportunity for practices to receive a financial incentive of up to $45 plus GST, for screening and referring eligible patients the Life! program.
For more information and to sign up to the Financial Incentive Agreement, contact Life! program’s Primary Care Engagement Coordinator, Elleni Kaias at email@example.com or visit our website.
Disclaimer: This article was provided by Diabetes Victoria. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is accurate, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network does not warrant or represent the accuracy, currency and completeness of any information or material included within.