Jeff is a Registered Pharmacist and has been registered since 2006. In his career, Jeff has managed a busy retail pharmacy in Midland and a service based pharmacy in Joondanna. Jeff has a passion for diabetes care and has provided education to young aspiring pharmacy interns on diabetes devices, rural pharmacists on diabetes services available in a pharmacy setting and pharmacists re-entering the workforce on the new and current trends of diabetes care in pharmacies. In 2015, Teresa and Jeff founded Perth Diabetes Care, a multidisciplinary allied health care team dedicated to providing the best clinical care for the management of diabetes. Working in a combination of a busy retail pharmacy and a service based pharmacy, Jeff has gained experience to seek innovative diabetes related products, as well as utilising the necessary skills to ensure that these products and services are delivered to meet expectations of people living with diabetes. All of this is aimed in making living with diabetes less stressful, with the utilisation of technology and education. Jeff is a Pharmacist and Care Co-ordinator at Perth Diabetes Care. Care Co-ordination is provided as a complimentary service to help people living with chronic conditions, navigate the health care maze and access the support they need. This has helped people utilise a multidisciplinary team and to ensure visits are tailored to each individual’s needs and wants. Jeff pursued further education in 2019, enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education provided by Curtin University and has now become a Credentialled Diabetes Educator since 2020.¿ View details »
Karen's role at PDC Health Hub is a Senior Podiatrist. With nearly 30 years of experience in varied clinical settings. Karen graduated from Curtin University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Podiatry.¿Her interest in Podiatry has developed from experiencing the benefits of wearing orthotics as a child and fascinated by the biomechanics of the lower limb function. Since graduating and working in many clinical environments, Podiatry has proven to involve many more aspects of foot health.¿PDC Health hub is an exciting team to be a part of as the Podiatry service includes all general podiatry care including biomechanics, nail surgery and soft tissue pain as well as offering a comprehensive diabetic foot assessment and education service. ¿Karen has worked in private practice, aged care, disability services and professional development for the Podiatry Association of WA. ¿With hobbies including pilates, tennis and travelling she also balances work and life with her family of three busy teenagers. View details »
Teresa is a Diabetes Educator who is able to provide information and education to people diagnosed with all forms of diabetes, as well as additional support to patient’s family members and carers.
Teresa is able to provide help in the areas of:
- Group educational programs
- Ambulatory insulin stabilisation
- Insulin pump initiation and titration View details »