Julie Knight RN, Credentialled Diabetes Educator
Julie is a Registered Nurse and completed a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Health Care from Mayfield Education in 2008. She is a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) and a member of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association, with extensive experience in both the public and private sector. CDE status is maintained annually with ongoing education and professional development ensuring expertise in diabetes care and education.

Julie provides individualised knowledge and skills in diabetes education for people with type 1, type 2, Gestational Diabetes and Pre Diabetes (Impaired Fasting Glucose and Impaired Glucose Tolerance) and other insulin resistance conditions including fatty liver disease and polycystic ovarian syndrome. 

Julie has a special interest in Insulin pumps, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) and technologies such as mobile Apps that can assist with insulin dosage. She is a certified trainer for the following insulin pump and CGM companies including Medtronic, Tandem T-Slim X2, YpsoPump with CamAPS FX technology, Omnipod Dash, Dexcom CGM and Freestyle Libre. She also provides review and interpretation of the reports associated to get the most out of these technologies. Julie maintains professional development with changing technology in order to be able to support and assist in choices that are right for her clients. Julie is committed to empowering her clients to make informed lifestyle and treatment choices in areas including: 

  • Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol, Physical activity, Well Being, Goal setting 
  • Carbohydrate counting in order to match insulin requirements 
  • Support with low carb lifestyle management 
  • Support with changes to diabetes medication including insulin and other injectables 
  • Improving Time in Range on CGM, blood glucose monitoring and interpretation 
  • Hypoglycaemia prevention and management 
  • Sick day management/prevention of diabetic ketoacidosis 
  • Diabetes complication prevention and screening 
  • NDSS registration/ CGM registration/ Insulin pump commencement and ongoing management  

Julie works collaboratively with other health professionals including Endocrinologists, GPs, Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists, Podiatrists, Psychologists. 

Appointments available at two locations. Self-referral, Allied Health referral, GP referral and Endocrinologist referrals are all welcome. Telehealth and evening appointments are also available. 

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