Our hospital is pleased to offer diabetes education programs in two convenient locations. Each program consists of three components - assessment, education and follow-up. Participants with diabetes learn how to prevent or delay long-term complications.
The Diabetes Education Centre (DEC) provides assessment and education for adults with Type 1, Type 2, Gestational Diabetes, and Prediabetes.
The DEC strives to help adults:
- Improve their knowledge about the cause, progression and treatment of diabetes.
- Understand how to use medications correctly.
- Learn strategies for coping with and self-managing their diabetes.
Following a two hour assessment by a Diabetes Nurse Educator and a Registered Dietitian, participants attend education sessions to assist with diabetes self management.
Follow-up appointments provide information and answer any questions as required.
Southlake Regional Health Centre is pleased to offer diabetes education programs in the following convenient locations:
17215 Leslie Street, Unit G
Stevenson Memorial Hospital
200 Fletcher Crescent
Tel. 705-435-3377, ext. 128
Woodbine Medical Centre
76 Arlington Drive, Building B, Unit 9
Georgina Family Medical Centre
201/417 The Queensway South
Georgina Library, Peter Gzowski Branch
5279 Black River Road
Georgina Medical Clinic
21071 Dalton Road
Jackson's Point, ON
Tottenham Medical Centre
119 Queen Street North
Note: Medical support is provided 2 days per week at the DEC Urgent Clinic, Newmarket location.
Referrals & Appointments
A physician referral with recent blood work results is required for client assessment at the DEC. A medication list and brief medical history is appreciated.
For more information or to book an appointment call 905-853-0952, or fax information to 905-853-3180.
Ontario Diabetes Strategy
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