Department of Family and Community Medicine and St. Michael’s Academic Family Health Team
Services: Diabetes Education Program
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Our diabetes program supports people with diabetes to use goal setting and basic tools to help them self-manage their diabetes care. Our programs are run by registered nurses and dietitians with specialized training in diabetes care.
What we offer:
Comprehensive health care assessment that includes:
- a review of your diabetes medications and recent blood tests
- blood pressure check
- review of your eating habits
- blood glucose log history
- foot care assessment
We will help you set goals for your diabetes self-care management
- Glucose meter training
- Insulin dose adjustment
- Carbohydrate counting
- Support for stopping smoking
- Diabetes 101 – for people newly diagnosed with diabetes
- Pre diabetes – for people at risk for developing diabetes
- Living with diabetes- different self-care topics
How can I join this program?
- You do not need a referral to join the program but you must be a patient of the clinic.
- If you are new to diabetes management we recommend that you register for one of our group sessions
- Speak to a member of your team if you are unsure about which diabetes service is best for you