Allied Health Practitioners

Allied health professionals play a key role in community type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.

You can feel confident in referring your at-risk customers into the Life! program, as your customers will benefit from practical evidence-based advice to adopt healthy behaviours and lead a more active lifestyle.

Our health professionals will work with your customers to learn more about:

  • Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Healthy eating

  • Physical activity

  • Stress management and wellbeing


Interested in referring your patients? 

1. To refer, follow the steps in the Patient Eligibility and Referral Pathway document here

2. Download the PDF referral form here to start referring your patients. You can also order paper-based referral forms in the 'Order Resources' section of the Life! website. 

3. Attach a completed AUSDRISK form if referring a patient through Criteria A

4. Fax or email the documentation to (03) 9667-1757 or email to life@daibetesvic.org.au

Please note, if you are a health professional working in general practice please use the GP referral form here

Case study

“Offering our customers the AUSDRISK test (a simple and quick test that can be done in the pharmacy) has a big impact on increasing Life! program participants and increasing knowledge and awareness among those who are at high risk of type 2 diabetes.” – Kathryn Fischman, Manager UFS Bridge Mall

Read more about UFS Dispensaries' experience with referring customers to the Life! program