Diabetes Program

The Diabetes Program offers diabetes education and support for people with type 2 diabetes in group education and a one-on-one setting.

Who we are:

A team of health care professionals who have special training and diabetes certification to help you learn to live well with your diabetes:

-          Registered Nurses; Certified Diabetes Educators 

-          Registered Dietitians; Certified Diabetes Educators 

-          Chiropodist 

What we offer:

  • Live Well with Diabetes: A basic introduction to help you get started on living well with diabetes.  Also a great refresher if you’ve had diabetes for years.

 

  • Eating Healthy: Not sure what to eat? A Registered Dietitian who specializes in diabetes can answer your questions! It’s also a great refresher to get an update on nutrition and diabetes.

 

  • Staying Healthy: Takes place 6-8 weeks after Eating Healthy. Gives you time to try out what you have learned and have your diabetes related questions answered. Keeps you on track to continue to learn and give you some new information to help you make lasting changes.

 

  • Foot Assessment: Diabetes can increase your chances of developing foot problems. This will help you learn how to take care of your feet and prevent problems due to diabetes.

 

  • Eat Your Heart Out: Understanding how I can improve my Cholesterol level and blood pressure.

 

  • Make Your Carbs Count: Ideal for clients that have attended an Eating Healthy class. Understanding how much starch/fruit and dairy I can eat.

 

  • Carbs: Good, Better, Best: The Glycemic Index is a scale that ranks carbohydrate-rich foods by how much they raise your blood sugar levels. This course is recommended for clients who have taken the Make Your Carbs Count class.

How to Attend the Diabetes Program:

You can fill out a self-referral form: http://www.waterloowellingtondiabetes.ca/userContent/documents/WWDRCC_CI_Self%20Referral%20Form.pdf

OR

Call the Waterloo Wellington Diabetes Intake: 519-653-1470 x 372

OR

A Doctor or Health Care Professional can refer a patient:  http://waterloowellingtondiabetes.ca/userContent/documents/WWRCC_CI_ReferralForm_Dec2015.pdf

If you are already a participant of the program, and wanting a follow-up appointment, please give us a call: 519-772-0192