Health Services


Diabetes Education Centre

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The Diabetes Education Centre provides free individual counselling and group education classes for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Caregivers and family members are encouraged to come along. A registered nurse and registered dietitian facilitate the classes and provide individual counselling.

You can expect to learn all about diabetes when you come to see us, including how to:

  • Enjoy the foods you like while managing your blood sugars and weight
  • Read food labels
  • Monitor your blood sugars with a glucometer (glucometer provided with appointment)
  • Manage your stress
  • Include exercise as part of your healthy lifestyle
  • Care for your feet
  • Better understand your diabetes medications
  • Start and use insulin (as needed)

Managing diabetes is different for everyone. We will work with you to manage your diabetes in ways that fit into your life.

No matter where you live, you are welcome at our centre.  We offer free interpretation for appointments in most languages. If you are interested in coming to our centre, you can call and book your own appointment at (416) 7871676 ext 301.

A doctor’s referral is not necessary, but if you wish to take a referral form to your doctor, click here (insert link to referral form).

You can choose to attend our programs and services at the following locations.

Unison Health and Community Services:

* Lawrence Heights: 12 Flemington Rd.,Toronto M6A 2N4
* Keele-Rogers Site: 1651 Keele St., Toronto M6M 3W2

Partnership Sites:

 * Bernard Betel Centre for Creative Living
  1003 Steeles Ave. W. (Bathurst St & Steeles Ave); Toronto M2R 3T6

 * Rosemount Clinic
 1615 Dufferin St. (St Clair Ave & Dufferin St); Toronto M6H 4H4

Contact us at: 416-787-1676 Extension 301.


540 Finch Ave. West
Toronto, ON M2R 1N7
Tel: 647-436-0385
Fax: 416-645-0215

Lawrence Heights
12 Flemington Road
Toronto, ON M6A 2N4

1541 Jane Street
Toronto, ON M9N 2R3
Tel: 416-645-7575

1651 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M6M 3W2
Tel: 416-653-5400

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