Meet the Team
AH Diabetes team consists of Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDE), Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD), Mental Health Therapist and our administrative team members.
Kate Mundy CNS CDE
Kate has trained as a registered nurse in the Northern Territory where she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Since becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator in 2012, she has developed special interests in Type 1 diabetes, technology, community and paediatrics education and diabetes and mental health. Kate believes that diabetes requires a holistic and individual approach. Kate is currently studying for her Master of Nurse Practitioner at Flinders University.
Anthea Suttor CNS CDE
Anthea has been a registered nurse for approximately 30 years with a background in Day Surgery, Recovery and General Practice nurse in rural NSW. She ran a Diabetes Clinic at the practice with very successful health outcomes for the patients who attended.
Anthea completed a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education & Management through the Southern Cross University and became credentialled in 2022.
Anthea facilitates outreach clinics in Tara, Chinchilla, Miles, & Dalby twice a month and also works in the Toowoomba clinic. She has had a passion for diabetes for many years – her interest starting when her son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in his early teens. She has a passion for educating and providing patients with the tools to manage their diabetes. With a deeply embedded background in rural Australia, Anthea particularly enjoys supporting patients in rural areas by providing individualised care to reach their goals.
Ann Kennedy CNS CDE
Ann is a registered nurse with over 30 years experience. She trained at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne before moving to Toowoomba and spending many years in the children's ward at St Vincent's. In recent years, ann has been working as a practice nurse before becoming a Diabetes Educator in 2011. Ann also lives with Type 1 Diabetes and is interested in all areas of diabetes with a particular focus on client centred care. As a keen cyclist, Ann's special interest is helping those living with diabetes embrace the challenges that exercise often brings into the mix.
Mental Health Therapist
Adnan Gauhar is a Pharmacist CDE with over 25 years experienced in dealing with Diabetes patients over 3 continents. Adnan can speak and understand Urdu/Hindi/Persian/Punjabi/Arabic and some local dialects of Sub-continent. His specialty is newly diagnosed T2DM or pre-diabetes and pharmacological treatment options for various diabetes.
Kate is a registered nurse who trained in NSW. Since then has worked in both private & public hospitals before working as a chronic disease nurse in general practice. From there an interest in Diabetes Education developed and Kate continued further study through Curtin University, graduating as a Credentialed Diabetes Educator in 2012. Kate has worked as an Educator in both public & private hospitals in Toowoomba & NSW and also in general practice in both NSW and in the Darling downs region. Kate has a passion for motivating patients and assisting patients to encourage them to achieve their health goals. Kate has experience in T1DM, T2DM, GDM and pre diabetes.
Rikke has worked as a community dietitian since she graduated from Queensland University of Technology in 2010. Rikke has a strong passion for Diabetes Education and decided to study further. She has become a credentialed diabetes educator in 2015. Rikke worked in rural and regional communities in the Far North Queensland before joining Medicare Local in Toowoomba. Rikke’s special interests are all about food and providing practical suggestions to manage blood glucose level without missing out on the food you enjoyed. Rikke has a strong focus on helping her clients reach their goals in a manner that suits them. She specialises in weight management, carbohydrate counting and dose adjustment and helping people develop healthy relationships with food.
Rikke is also a certified pump and CGM trainer. Rikke is currently on Maternity Leave.
Since qualifying as a nurse in London in 1993, Kim has well over twenty years’ experience as a nurse, across three countries, and a number of medical clinics. and hospital . For the last twelve years Kim has worked in Goodna, Booval and Leichhardt, as a Practice Nurse. Kim also lives locally and therefore she is well aware of the local community and their health needs. In 2019, Kim qualified with a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management, and she has since become a credentialed Diabetes Educator, working at Ipswich Hospital in their diabetes clinic. Kim is passionate about halting the diabetes epidemic and she believes that education and prevention play a big part in chronic disease management such as diabetes . Kim is passionate about AH Diabetes and all projects that have authentic outcomes that make a practical impact on community health care.
Hannah is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a special interest in the management of diabetes. After graduating from the University of Wollongong in NSW, she moved to Toowoomba to work in the community. Her goals in seeing patients are to help people manage their diet to maximise their health and enjoyment of food, and to cultivate a healthy relationship with food. In addition to diabetes care, she is interested in helping people with coeliac disease and cardiovascular health issues.