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Diabetes Programme

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www.camaf.co.za CAMAF has partnered with Guidepost, which specialises in Diabetes Lifestyle Management to improve the diabetes outcomes. Guidepost is a diabetes management company with deep clinical expertise. Guidepost will act as an essential part of your care team, providing you with diabetes self-management education and support between your visits to your doctor. Their intensive telephonic coaching, which is in line with the emerging standards of diabetes self-management education and support, will help you improve your diabetes management. Patient education is vital. Good diabetes control reduces both the incidence of the complications of diabetes (blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, amputation etc) as well as hospitalisation. PROGRAMME BENEFITS As someone living with diabetes it is essential that you are given optimal medical care and education. When you join the Diabetes Management Programme, the following minimum care will be provided annually: • A minimum of two full examinations by a doctor annually. Further consultations will be provided according to clinical need; • Diabetes education, which involves at least 2 x 1 hour individual sessions with a Diabetes Educator. The Guidepost Diabetes Educators will assist telephonically as and when required to ensure optimal diabetes control and management. • An initial consultation with a Registered Dietician followed by an annual consultation to discuss any new advances in the dietary management of diabetes. Additional visits to the Dietician can be provided according to clinical need; • Laboratory tests to assess and monitor diabetes control, kidney function and cholesterol will be performed; • A visit to the Podiatrist for foot screening and advice at least once a year; • Ophthalmic screening once per year. Refer to your Diabetes treatment plan which can be accessed via the member login page on the website. DIABETES PRoGRAMME

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