How to live with Diabetes in Loddon

Diabetes

Many people live well with Diabetes, however, if left untreated, or it is not well managed, this can result in serious complications including:

  • heart
  • eye
  • feet
  • kidney
  • nerve damage

You can achieve good health by managing your lifestyle including:

  • exercise
  • healthy eating
  • mental health and wellbeing
  • know your numbers, i.e. blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Please contact your local provider for further information about services in your area.

Boort

Boort District Health 5451 5200

Dingee

Dingee Bush Nursing Centre 5436 8309

Inglewood/Wedderburn

Inglewood and Districts Health Service
(Inglewood and Wedderburn sites)

5431 7000

Pyramid Hill

Northern District Community Health

5451 0200

Diabetic sharps containers - collection and disposal

 Due to COVID-19 please phone agencies below before attending to arrange collection & disposal of sharps containers

 

Boort - Ph. 5455 2716

Open but door is locked, clients to ring first so staff can unlock door and check clients before entering

Boort Resource & Information Centre
119 Godfrey Street. 

Dingee - Ph. 5436 8309

Open Mon to Fri 8.30 to 4.30.  doors open but would prefer clients ring first (in-case they are busy with other clients)

Dingee Bush Nursing Centre
21 KingStreet.

Inglewood - Ph. 5438 3021

Open as normal

Inglewood Pharmacy
54 Brooke Street.

Pyramid Hill - Ph. 5455 7016

Open as normal

Amcal Pyramid Hill Prescription Depot
13 Kelly Street.

Serpentine - Ph. 5494 1201

Doors locked. Clients to ring and arrange for drop off or collection.

Loddon Shire Council Office
37 Peppercorn Way.

Wedderburn - Ph. 5494 3309

Open as normal

Temporarily moved from Loddon Shire Council office to Wedderburn Pharmacy 71 High Street.

 

For more information about Diabetes please see the following websites:

Diabetes Australia Victoria

Better Health Channel