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Diabetes


Do you have diabetes? Would you like some support to better manage your condition and avoid complications of diabetes? Are you struggling to afford insulin, needles and blood testing supplies? The Diabetes Education Program can help!

 

Our specialist team (4 Registered Nurses and 1 Registered Dietitian) can assist with:

 

  • Managing insulin dosing
  • Avoiding low blood glucose
  • Learning more about up to date medications
  • Learning how to avoid medications though lifestyle and activity
  • Understanding a healthy, well-balanced nutrition plan

 

Group or individual appointments are available. We work closely with Doctor to provide seamless, collaborative care.

 

GROUP PROGRAMS

 

Type 2 Diabetes

The session will cover the following topics; what is type 2 diabetes?, blood glucose monitoring, dietary intake, physical activity, medications, hype and hyperglycemia management, uncontrolled diabetes and complications, mental well being, and foot care.

 

Pre Diabetes Group

This information group helps patients better understand pre-diabetes. Run by a registered nurse and our registered dietitian. Topics covered include; what is pre-diabetes, dietary intake, physical activity, and moving forward with pre-diabetes.

 

Gestational Diabetes

This clinic is run weekly for women with gestational diabetes. An initial information session is held with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian in a group format, and follow-up appointments are scheduled individually.