Diabetes Educator

Vicki Barbary

Vicki Barbary is a Registered Nurse who holds a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management and is credentialed with the Australian Diabetes Educator Association.

Vicki provides support for people with diabetes, including gestational diabetes, integrating clinical care, self-management education, skills training and disease specific information to motivate people with diabetes to:

  • understand diabetes and make informed lifestyle and treatment choices
  • use their medicines effectively and safely
  • incorporate physical activity into daily life
  • monitor and interpret their blood glucose patterns

Referrals can be obtained from your GP or through Allied Health at Portland District Hospital. Self-referrals are also welcome.

Access to this service is by contacting central intake at Portland District Health on          (03) 5521 0653.