+ Diabetes is an Exercise Physiologist led group class that focusses on evidence-based treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. You can expect a mixture of cardiovascular fitness and strength training which has been proven to combat and even reverse the changes of Type 2 Diabetes. This is a 60-minute supervised exercise class that provides a safe environment to improve fitness while being monitored by an Exercise Physiologist.
Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) is the most common form of diabetes with an estimaated increase in prevalence by approximately 300% within 20 years, from 870,000 in 2014 to impacting over 2.5 million Australians by the year 2031. Early detection and management of this condition can help reduce and delay the development of complications associated with the disease.
With Type 2 Diabetes the ACT government offers rebated group exercise physiology sessions for the treatment of T2DM. For more information see the following website, and to organise your care plan please speak to your GP and ask about these sessions. http://www9.health.gov.au/mbs/fullDisplay.cfm?type=item&q=81115&qt=item +Diabetes is currently running in Tuggeranong at 8am on Mondays and Wednesdays For more information please contact [email protected] or Phone 62931955
COST: $40.50 / class when paid in a block, or $46.50 for a casual class. It is recommeded to undertake 16 sessions (2x/week for 8 weeks) Total Cost: $648 + initial assessment with EP
** Please note that for participants with Type 2 diabetes you are able to access a medicare rebate for the initial assessment ($71 rebate) and first 8 classes ($17.60 rebate). To assess this you require your GP to send us a referral. The form can be found here