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Diabetes

Diabetes Care Team Diabetes Support Program

  • The Diabetes Care Team is for any patients living in the Niagara Region with Type 2 diabetes or Pre-diabetes

Diabetes Care Team – St. Catharines

Our Diabetes Care Team is facilitated by our Registered Dietitians, and our Registered Nurses, who are Certified Diabetes Educators.

The Niagara North FHT coordinates a group of healthcare providers available to address any diabetes concerns you may have.

Program services:

  • Individual assessment and counseling is provided to help you work towards a plan that allows you to control your diabetes and prevent its complications.
  • Ongoing follow up support for clients who require more individual support for their self-care management is available.
  • Support is provided for those who require insulin to show you how to use it and how it will help improve your blood sugar levels.
  • For patients of our Diabetes Care Team we offer a Living Well with Diabetes workshop where participants will be given general information on diabetes and its management
  • We also offer a Physical Activity Classfacilitated by a Registered Kinesiologist.

How to get involved:

In order to be seen, clients must either fill out a self-referral form or be referred by their physician.

Download the Physician Referral Form
Download the Diabetes Self-Referral Form

Does your clinic use PS Suite? E-mail us to request a .CFM file (Custom Form File) of our Diabetes Care Team Physician Referral Form.

If you would like to attend a group session or book an individual appointment with the Diabetes Support Program, please call 905.682.5555

This program is open to any adults in Niagara Region with Type 2 Diabetes or who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

The risks that COVID-19 present means that the majority of of visits have and will continue to be done virtually either over the phone whenever possible.

During the COVID-19 pandemic our Diabetes Care Team visits will be offered primarily over the phone with some in-person visits, when indicated by the healthcare provider.


Diabetes Support Program – Niagara-on-the-Lake

This program is for you if:

You have Type 2 diabetes or are at risk for developing diabetes.

We recommend that you check out our “Keeping on Track with Diabetes” virtual group program, however, we also offer individual appointments with the Diabetes Support Program Registered Dietitian, Registered Nurse and our team Pharmacist.

Learn more about:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Physical Activity
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Diabetes medications and insulin
  • Preventing and managing diabetes-related complications

How to get involved:

Niagara-on-the-Lake – If you would like to book an individual appointment, please contact us at 905.468.2177 x130.

This program is only open to patients of Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Site and the Virgil Site.