Yea District Memorial Hospital

Consumer Education Packages

The following presentations are designed to increase your understanding of the diet related topics to assist with the self management of type 2 diabetes. These should be used in conjunction with your health professional team.


Alcohol and Type 2 Diabetes


Carbohydrates - What are they and where do I find them?


Dietary Fats - What are they, where do I find them and how do they affect me?

Fibre - What is it and why it is important?

Glycaemic Index (GI) - What is it and why is it important?

Additional Resources:

Hypoglycaemia and causes


Hypoglycaemia Management

Diabetes and Cooking: Practical ideas for healthy meals

Your Diabetes Team - contact details (Adobe Acrobat file)