Specialist Lifestyle Guidance
Two consultations with our Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE), supported by a tool kit to help you get the best outcomes and achieve your goals.
Food and Nutrition Guidance
Custom Fitness and Exercise Plans
12 Weeks. 3 Steps.
A Lifetime of Benefits.
A Diabetes Diagnosis can be daunting. It often means change…to your diet, your fitness and your lifestyle.
The Healthy Mind, Healthy Body Program is a 12 week plan that will help you reframe your mindset while improving your overall health and well-being. It will provide you with the tools you need to make positive lifestyle changes while helping you meet your health and wellness goals.
Health Mind, Healthy Body is currently available at half price starting from $21 per week*. We can also tailor a payment plan to suit you. (terms and conditions apply).
*Price is dependent upon Medicare/ Private Health Rebates
Meet the Team
Owner / Credentialed Diabetes Educator
Ingrid started her nursing career in 1986 as an enrolled nurse at St George Hospital. After working as an EN for 9 years, Ingrid commenced her Bachelor of Nursing at UTS in Sydney in 1995. Upon graduation, she worked at Westmead Children’s Hospital, and 2 years later made the move to Queensland.
In Queensland, Ingrid has worked in many departments, including Neonatal Intensive care, Paediatrics and Midwifery, at locations such as Redcliffe, Caboolture, Toowoomba, Townsville, and Springsure.
Now settled in Cairns, Ingrid turned her attention to Primary Health Care nursing, and now specialising in Diabetes care. In 2013 she obtained her Graduate Certificate in Diabetes, and is now a Credentialed Diabetes Educator.
Ingrid believes in “taking education to the people”, to make it more accessible to the community and the people who need it.
BSc Nutrition (Hons)
Freda Chung is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with a Master Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics from Flinders University and a Bachelor degree from The University of Nottingham in the UK. Freda is a member of Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), committed to a program of continuing professional development and remains up to date through the Accredited Practising Dietitian program. She is passionate about providing clear, practical and realistic advice, but also committed to evidence-based practice. Her practising interests are broad covering a range of topics, with a particular interest in diabetes, nutrition for older adults and pediatrics.
Freda is a member of DAHS who based in Cairns, fervent about working with allied health team member and clinical staff to achieve nutrition goal in the elderly, optimise health and quality of life.
Freda enjoys travelling, taste food from different cultures around the world and loves animals. She keeps active with hiking, swimming and badminton.
Louise graduated from James Cook University in 2012 with a bachelor of sport and exercise science and post graduate diploma in clinical exercise physiology. Since then she has gained extensive knowledge in treating a variety of conditions through working in a number of healthcare settings in Cairns and on the Tablelands. Her belief is that knowledge is power and aims to empower patients to take control of their own health through education and exercise prescription. Her passion is working with mums to be, assiting new mums to return to exercise and also working with individuals with diabetes.
Louise enjoys spending time with her husband and young family, all outdoor activities; particularly camping and hiking and loves cooking!
Our newest team member is straight out of the starting blocks, after graduating in 2018 from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical). Ben is a Cairns local who has seen how healthcare can play a key role in assisting members of the community to live a happier and healthier lives.Ben places a huge importance on education and health promotion and is looking forward to educating the community on how regular exercise can improve health. Ben lives an active lifestyle by playing soccer in the local league and enjoys weekends away camping and fishing.
When life takes over it is easy to put our health and, ultimately, our wellness on the backburner. Kama’s desire is to be able to provide people with a mechanism to empower themselves to take back control of their health through exercise prescription. The flow on effects from accumulating those bits in order to acquire long term gains is also undeniable, whether clients are looking to improve health concerns or to simply feel better to live a more wholesome life Kama will find the exercise for the individual.
Kama also completed her studies in Exercise Physiology (Clinical) from James Cook University, Cairns. She has experience in both the public and private sector. She has lived in Cairns for close to 20 years and also overseas. She is now a true local, who understands the locals and what it is to be a local (wherever you may be from). Kama is passionate about all areas of exercise physiology and encompasses the mind, the body, and the soul in her approach by relating to the individual.