Diabetes Care Guelph
Diabetes Care Guelph is dedicated to helping people who are living with or who are at risk for diabetes, to have a healthy and fulfilling life. We work closely with local physicians and other health services in our community to ensure people living with diabetes have access to the information and resources they need to manage their diabetes.
Who is this clinic for?
Diabetes Care Guelph seeks to provide care for adults who have been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes AND either lives, works or has a Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner in Guelph. We also support patients using insulin pumps.
What is involved?
Your appointments will be a combination of individual sessions with a Registered Nurse and/or a Registered Dietitian as well as group education workshops. The frequency of appointments is determined on an individual basis and can range from weekly to once a year.
During your individual appointments, you will be asked health history questions. We will talk about your medications and your blood work. We will answer any questions that you have and work to set some personal health goals. You may also choose to see our Registered Kinesiologist and/or Mental Health Counsellor.
GROUP EDUCATION WORKSHOPS:
The group workshops offer you the opportunity to ask questions related to diabetes in an informal way. You will have the benefit of hearing the information from our Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian, as well as support from other people who share a diagnosis of diabetes.
If you are seeing our Registered Kinesiologist, you will have access to our gym facility, which can be used at no cost to you. You may choose to use this on a drop-in basis only, or you can also participate in group fitness classes.
How do I book an appointment?
For individuals who would like to self-refer to the program: DOWNLOAD HERE
For Health Care Providers that would like to refer patients to Diabetes Care Guelph: DOWNLOAD HERE
Do I have to bring anything to my appointment?
For the first appointment, please bring your medications in their original containers. After that, please bring your blood sugar meters and/or log books to all other appointments.
Where is it located?
MAIN LOCATION – Dawson Road Family Medical Clinic
83 Dawson Road, Guelph ON
Westminster Woods Medical Centre
33 Farley Dr, Guelph ON
Guelph Community Health Centre
176 Wyndham St, Guelph ON
Evergreen Seniors Centre
683 Woolwich St, Guelph ON