Diabetes Educator


Rita Barrett

Rita is a Registered Nurse and Credentialled Diabetes Educator with 20 years of tertiary level Diabetes & Endocrine experience.

Involved in establishing the Queensland Diabetes Centre at the Mater in 1997, the first service in Queensland to provide multidisciplinary, specialised care for people of all ages with diabetes, she has a high degree of clinical skill and expertise in all aspects of diabetes education and management, including:

  • gestational diabetes
  • T1 & T2 diabetes
  • insulin initiation and titration
  • Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII)
  • carbohydrate counting and dietary guidance
  • continuous glucose monitoring

A member of the team at Greenslopes Obstetrics & Gynaecology since 2015, Rita helps patients achieve optimum health potential and improved overall wellbeing through an individualised approach centred on evidence-based best practice.

Additional Resources:

Diabetes Australia – Managing your diabetes

Diabetes Treatments Options

Carbohydrate counting and diabetes

Eat for Health

Need more information?

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To book an appointment simply select your preferred Doctor and one of our friendly staff will contact you to confirm your requested date and time.

To speak directly with a team member please call 07 3188 5000
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