Type 1 Diabetes Clinic

Availability

North South North West Statewide

Pre-referral work-up

History

Clinic run on Friday mornings at Telstra Building, Collins Street

Referrals accepted from GPs

All referrals should comply to referral standards

Tests

Results of any tests appropriate for the referral type are helpful – such as recent HbA1c, cholesterol, coeliac, thyroid, renal function

Interim/GP management

To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Nutrition and Dietetics clinic page for the full referral process and templates.

For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.

Urgent / category 1

Newly diagnosed Type 1

Type 1 diabetes with a new pregnancy

Semi-urgent / category 2

Newly diagnosed coeliac disease in a Type 1 patient

Frequent hypoglycaemia

HbA1c >10%

Gastroparesis

Routine / category 3

Routine dietary review of Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes and cholesterol lowering

Type 1 diabetes and weight management

Type 1 diabetes and carbohydrate counting

Red flags are clinical indicators of possible serious underlying conditions requiring further medical intervention. They may or may not indicate an emergency.

Emergency:

Proceed to Emergency Department (ED). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge
LGH ED – Phone: (03) 6777 6405 Fax: (03) 6348 7382
MCH ED
– Phone: (03) 6478 5120 Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED
– Phone: (03) 6493 6340 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED
– Phone: (03) 6166 6100 Fax: (03) 6173 0489

Urgent:
Semi-urgent:
Routine:

Next available appointment