About the Life! program
The Life! program supports you to take control of your life, teaching you how to adopt healthy behaviours and a more active lifestyle to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
This is a FREE program funded by the Victorian Government and managed by Diabetes Australia – Victoria, Life! works with you to provide:
Expert health coaching
The Life! program is run by trained facilitators who are health professionals including dietitians and our Principal physiotherapist – Maia Songcuan.
Individual plan tailored to your needs
Your Life! facilitator Maia Songcuan will work with you to create a customised plan to change your lifestyle to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
A program that is proven to work
Studies show it is possible to prevent type 2 diabetes and greatly reduce your risk of developing heart disease and stroke by improving your diet and being more active. It has been proven that making these lifestyle changes has a long-term positive effect on your health. Click here for more information regarding type 2 diabetes prevention evidence.
Reduced risk of other diseases
The lifestyle changes you make in the Life! program will help you manage and prevent other medical problems like high cholesterol.
Support and help
At Point Cook Physiotherapy, we want people to feel good about their decision to improve their health and we’ll support you to achieve your health goals every step of the way.
Since the program commenced in 2008 it has had a considerable impact on the lives of the people who participate. To date, over 30,500 Victorians have learnt more about steps they can take to live a long, healthy life – why don’t you?
Click here to take the risk test – the test link is on the left-hand side!