Diabetes Nurse Educators

Our certified diabetes nurse educators specialise in teaching and guiding you to live with and manage diabetes.


One day you will meet someone who doesn’t care about your past, who just wants to be in your future. At Diabetes West every one of our diabetic nurse educators (DNEs) is someone like that. This is because your diabetes journey starts and continues with one of them.

Our DNEs are health care professionals who are expressly certified to teach you how to manage the condition of diabetes. They understand the good, the bad and the ugly of diabetes. And they have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share.

When you reach out to us for help, a dedicated DNE will take the time to understand your particular circumstances and will decide with you (and the medical doctor if necessary) what the next steps are to best address your condition.

To this end, the DNE integrates with all our other professionals (medical doctors, dieticians, foot care specialists, etc) to design a unique treatment programme to treat and control your diabetes. This is done from both a medical and lifestyle perspective.

Like a mother eagle who gently guides her eaglets to become independent, and watches over them when they do, your DNE will then give you the educational and emotional support you need to follow through on your specific treatment programme.

To make an appointment with one of our DNE’s, click here to speak to us now.

Clinics & Services

We have three strategically located clinics in Joburg & surrounds and a full range of specialist diabetes services.

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