Sydney West Sports Medicine offers a type 2 diabetes group education & exercise program. Our program consists of weekly exercise classes led by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. The eight session program aims to give people with type 2 diabetes the skills & knowledge to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. The type 2 diabetes group education & exercise class is covered under Medicare with an appropriate referral from a GP or can be attended as a private patient.
The group exercise classes are fun and enjoyable and include a combination of both aerobic and resistance training under the guidance of Exercise Physiologists. Hydrotherapy and land based classes are available on week days for up to one (1) hour. The benefits of our program is to enable improved self-management and the implementation of healthy lifestyle habits and establishing individualised goals.
All participants will require an initial assessment which costs $68.00, with a referral a Medicare rebate of $52.95 is provided. Group education & exercise classes are $17.00 per class and with a referral can also be claimed through Medicare.