Diabetes Self-Management Education
                                              for type one or type two diabetes

Did you know you can join a FREE five week self managment education programme in the Western Bay of Plenty? These are available for anyone with diabetes. 

The Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation (WBOP PHO) based at the Health and Wellness Services (154 First Ave West, off Glasgow Street, Tauranga)  provides FREE education courses for people with diabetes at its base, or off site in Haoura or on Marae.

Presenters include:

  • Diabetes Nurse Specialists
  • Dietitians
  • Foot Mechanics
  • Medwise (Clinical pharmacists)
  • Sport Bay of Plenty  
  • Diabetes HELP Tauranga

Learn how to manage your condition, share with others, make healthy choices and remain well in the community. The courses run for 2 hours a week over 5 weeks and are held in a variety of locations.  Both day and night sessions are available. 


You can self refer to the course; for more information contact: 

Hannah Keddell, Program Co-ordinator 
Phone: 07 571 2100 ex 720
Email: hannahk@wboppho.org.nz

or download the brochure here