You are supported throughout your journey with diabetes, from close monitoring during the diagnosis phase to ongoing support and education to help you improve your overall health.
You can receive individual assessment and counseling with a Diabetes Nurse Educator, Dietitian, Chiropodist or Foot Care Nurse.
Sessions are also offered in groups or individually on pre-diabetes, staying healthy with diabetes, managing insulin, nutrition, label reading, grocery tours and foot care.
The INR program monitors and provides guidance and education for your anti-coagulation treatment.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
A 24-Hour Blood Pressure monitoring device helps to determine your average blood pressure while at home or carrying out your daily activities.
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
A two-way, secure videoconferencing system allows you to have your appointment with a specialist without having to travel out of the community. OTN is also used for meetings and education.
Ask your specialist to see you via OTN today!
Smoking Cessation Program
Provides you with one-on-one support and tools to cut back or quit smoking and help you remain smoke free.
Asthma/Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) Program
A Respiratory Therapist provides an assessment of your lung function as well as health teaching about your disease and the medications you use.
Through teledermatology you can access a Dermatologist. The system uses high resolution pictures and a secure website for a quicker response time between the specialist and your referring provider.
Increase your understanding of the prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking, their effects, how they might interact with each other, the correct dosages and safe usage to eliminate risk of adverse effects.
Congestive Heart Failure Program (CHF)
A program designed to help you manage your condition, check your blood pressure, pulse, weight and discuss symptoms you may be having. A nurse reviews your medications, diet, sleep pattern, activity level and makes recommendations tailored to your needs.