A Type 1 diabetes diagnosis can be an overwhelming experience and a steep learning curve for young people and their families.

Diabetes NZ have created a pack of resources to support the training provided by health care professionals, when someone is first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and admitted to hospital. Each pack then becomes a fantastic reference tool for young people with diabetes and their families when they return home.

 

Each Newly Diagnosed Pack includes resources to help people: 

  • Caring for diabetes in children and adolescents - Parents manual

  • Understanding Type 1 Diabetes graphic novel

  • Type 1 Diabetes in the family graphic novel

Learn more about managing Type 1 diabetes.
The diabetes educator may refer to specific sections during your training.


  • Flipchart

  • Diabetes Action Plan (Early childhood education and care setting – Multiple daily injections)

  • Diabetes Action Plan (School Settings – Multiple daily injections)

Share key diabetes information with their school or childcare centre.


  • Blood glucose logbook

  • 4 colour pen

Record their blood glucose levels. 

The diabetes team will use this information to tweak your insulin doses.


  • An Ezi-Fit Carry case

Keep daily diabetes supplies all in one place.


Newly Diagnosed packs are distributed by the hospital diabetes team.

 

Are you a healthcare provider that supports young people with Type 1 diabetes when they are first diagnosed?

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Newly Diagnosed packs are dispatched the first week of each month.