Diabetes Education Centre
The Diabetes Education Centre at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance provides care to patients with scheduled appointments out of several outreach sites throughout Chatham-Kent. Our Diabetes Educators provide support to adults and children who have been diagnosed with Diabetes, and to individuals and populations who are at higher risk of developing diabetes.
The interdisciplinary team consists of Certified Diabetes Educators (Registered Nurse Educators, and Registered Dietitians specifically trained to manage all diabetes types), Primary Care Practitioners and Administrative Personnel.
The Diabetes Education Centre is accessed by a referral from physicians, nurse practitioners, midwives or through self-referral. The initial and on-going follow-up appointments are arranged directly through our administrative personnel at CKHA’s Chatham Site, Emma Street location. The program also offers; individual and group education sessions, insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring education, diabetes and mental health programs, and paediatric services.
Clinics are offered at the following locations and appointments can be arranged based on patient preference. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with evening and telephone appointments available (site and day specific).
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