• Multidisciplinary co-located diabetes service.
  • We provide specialist consults with friendly, professional, and supportive
  • diabetes doctors (endocrinologists), accredited diabetes nurse educators, dietitians, and podiatrists.
  • We welcome people with mental health issues, people with disabilities, foot wounds, chronic and complex care needs, palliative care patients, and the elderly.
  • We are happy to assist and advise health professionals and carers.
  • Interpreters are available for most languages.
  • We see people with Type 1 , Type 2 and ‘LADA Type 1.5’ diabetes.
  • Services are limited for women with gestational diabetes, as Ryde Hospital is a ‘low risk’ birthing model. Women with GDM may need to be referred to RNSH. 

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Eligibility

People with, or at risk of developing diabetes mellitus aged 18 or over.
Local government areas covered include Ryde/ Hunters Hill and surrounding areas.

Referral

Medical, allied health or nursing referral is preferred by phone, fax or letter, though people may 'self refer'.

(GP or specialist referral is required for endocrinologist consultations).

Please provide written referrals, (including recent pathology results and medical history) where possible.

If you are a health professional and would like to discuss a patient, please contact the Diabetes Service receptionist on 02 9858 7580.

Urgent cases

Phone Ryde Diabetes Service 02 9858 7580 or Ryde Hospital switchboard 9858 7888 or go to your local Emergency Department.

Urgent patients are triaged and seen within 24 hours when possible. Non-urgent referrals: approximately 2 weeks waiting time.

If you are a health professional and need to urgently contact a diabetes educator, please contact Ryde Hospital switchboard on 02 9858 7888 and ask to be transferred to a diabetes educator.

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Ryde Diabetes Service

Ground Floor, Denistone House (Building 10)

Ryde Hospital

Denistone Rd

Eastwood, NSW 2122

Finding Us: Ground floor Denistone House (old sandstone building) located behind Emergency Department or enquire at hospital main entrance for directions.

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Mon – Fri
8am – 5pm

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Phone: (02) 9858 7580

Fax:  (02) 9858 7511