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.

If you are a doctor referring a client to our Diabetes Education Centre for an insulin start or titration, please fill out this form.

If you are not in our area, you can be referred to other Diabetes Education Centres through this website: http://www.torontodiabetesreferral.com/ 

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, ON, M6M 3W2

Jane Street Hub: 1541 Jane Street, Toronto, ON, M9N 2R3

Bathurst-Finch Hub: 540 Finch Avenue West, Toronto M2R 1N7

Partnership Sites:

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

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


Lawrence Heights
12 Flemington Road
Toronto, ON M6A 2N4
Tel: 416-787-1661
Fax: 416-787-3761


Other Locations

Bathurst-Finch
540 Finch Avenue West
Toronto, ON M2R 1N7

Jane-Trethewey
1541 Jane Street
Toronto, ON M9N 2R3

Keele-Rogers
1651 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M6M 3W2