We will discuss and recommend the various options available to replace your missing teeth at your appointment, so as to properly and fully understand and address your specific needs.
Diabetes Cycle of Care
- Measure HbA1c to assess diabetes control – Once every year
- Carry out a comprehensive eye examination (Optometrist/Ophthalmologist) – Once every two years
- Measure weight and height and calculate BMI – Twice every cycle of care (every 6 months)
- Measure blood pressure – Twice every cycle of care (every 6 months)
- Examine feet – Twice every cycle of care (every 6 months)
- Measure total cholesterol, triglycerides, and HDL cholesterol – Once every year
- Test for microalbuminuria and perform ECG and ABI Doppler – Once every year
Facts about 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 been diagnosed with diabetes.
- For every person diagnosed with diabetes, there is usually a family member or carer who also ‘lives with diabetes everyday in a support role.
- This means that an estimated 2.2 million Australians are affected by diabetes every day.
- The total number of Australians with diabetes and pre-diabetes is estimated at 3.2 million
- Indigenous Australians are 3 times more likely to have type 2 diabetes compared with non-Indigenous Australians
- At least 2 million Australians have pre-diabetes and are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.