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Community Health

Community Health at East Wimmera Health Services offers of range of services to designed to work with community members to assist community members to get the most out of life.


If you would like to talk to someone about your health our community health nurses are ready and waiting to help you work towards you health goals.


To contact community health to discuss your health, please call (03) 5477 2222.


Details of other health and community services that are available in your community can be found at:


www.connectingcare.com

Diabetes

280 Australians develop diabetes every day

Over 100,000 Australians have developed diabetes in the past year.

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia

Almost 1.1 million Australians currently have diagnosed diabetes.

This includes:


120,000 people with type 1 diabetes

956,000 people with type 2 diabetes

23,600 women with gestational diabetes

East Wimmera Health Service runs regular Life! programs across Birchip, Charlton, Donald, St Arnaud and Wycheproof. The Life! program supports you to take control of your life, teaching you how to adopt healthy behaviours and a more active lifestyle to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.


If you are interested in the Life! program contact Central Intake on 03 5477 2222

Community Health Information

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