Dryden Area Family Health Team
Dryden Diabetes Centre

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Offers a diabetes management centre to assist individuals in understanding and managing their illness

Services offered:
  • Diabetic screening and blood glucose monitoring
  • Pre-diabetes clinics
  • Prevention and awareness programs
  • Meal planning
  • Stress management and counselling
  • Education about diabetes (insulin, glucose and nutrition)
  • Promotion in understanding diabetes management and self care (type of diabetes and relationship between nutrition, exercise, medications and stress)

Program services are provided through:
  • Individual sessions
  • Group sessions
  • Health promotion activities
  • Walk-in clinic once per week
  • Seminars, workshops and community awareness events
Eligibility
Individuals living with:
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Type 1/Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Type 1/Type 2 Pregnancy
  • Impaired Glucose Tolerance
  • Impaired Fasting Glucose
  • High Risk


Residency Requirements: West to Vermilion Bay, East to Ignace
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments except for Walk-in Clinic which operates on a first-come first-served basis
  • Referrals accepted from Physician, community health care providers and self-referral if no physicians are available
Fees
None ; Most services covered by OHIP
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On May 20, 2019

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