Community Diabetes Educational Programs
The Campbellford Memorial Hospital Community Diabetes Education Program offers group sessions and individual counselling to help individuals with diabetes to achieve better knowledge and awareness of diabetes and its implications. It empowers clients to manage their own health. The program offers access to a multidisciplinary health team, including: diabetes educator, dietitian, physiotherapist and pharmacist. Anyone with diabetes, their families and friends, who want to gain an understanding about diabetes and how to manage it, should attend. The program is suitable for those with:
- Newly diagnosed diabetes
- Previously diagnosed diabetes
- Insulin dependence
- Non-insulin dependence
The five half-day program runs Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each month. Handouts, literature and four follow up visits are also included. One day, evening programs, and various other workshops are offered throughout the year. No referral is necessary. The program is open to anyone who wants to gain an understanding about diabetes.
You can call to register or ask your doctor, pharmacist, dietitian or physiotherapist to refer you. To register for the program or for more information call 705-632–2024.
Diabetes Support Group
The Diabetes Support Group meets the last Monday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We have guest speakers, open discussion, sharing of recipes and information related to diabetes. Everyone is welcome and it is free of charge. For more information, please contact the diabetes educator at 705-632-2024.