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Diabetic Educator – Sandra Christiansen 

Sandra’s qualifications and work experience in nursing and diabetes spans 12 years.  In that time Sandra has developed a great interest in assisting individuals with the management of their diabetes, in particular, Type 2 Diabetes. Sandra’s nursing experience has ranged from working in rural and remote communities such as Palm Island and Doomagee, through to metro Brisbane.

After relocating to Brisbane in 2012, Sandra has had various roles mostly with developing chronic disease plans and assisting patients with managing their diagnosis of diabetes, through improving the patient’s knowledge of Type 2 Diabetes which leads in their ability to self-manage the condition, and allows patients to make positive changes in their lives and decrease the possibility of long-term complications of Diabetes. 

Fees: Patients who are referred with a valid Enhanced Primary Care Plan (Team Care Arrangement or a GP Management Plan) or a DVA referral from their GP will be bulkbilled.  Home visits can be arranged in Brisbane North for an additional $10 fee. 

Bookings: To book an appointment with Sandra Christiansen at Banyo Clinic, please phone us on 3267 5088.