Linoia Pullen is involved in the Agents for Change project, which aims to improve diabetes care by changing the attitudes and improving the skills of health professionals. In other words, they educate the people who educate those of us with diabetes!
As part of the project, they have a range of products that they sell – to individuals or groups. Here’s the list of what’s available:
The Diabetes SA education outreach arm called Agents for Change has sourced these tools to enable the message of a healthy diabetes lifestyle: that life with diabetes can be fun and uncomplicated. The following products are for sale:
- Tape measures*: R10 plus R3 for P&P
- Fridge magnets**: choose any two for R10 plus R3 for P&P
- Monofilaments: R10 plus R3 P&P
*The most common symptom for the diagnosis of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome is central obesity. This tape measure is a simple, fun way to monitor your progress towards slowly shedding these dangerous centimetres. It is an excellent tool for those in the disadvantaged communities who do want to be bothered with BMI or carbo–counting etc
**A monofilament is essential as a home testing device to check loss of sensitivity before feet become at risk. This simple non invasive check every 3 months has saved 85% of amputations according to clinical research in the USA. The device can be used many times, on many patients.
To find out more, email Linoia here, or call her on 0722587132.