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The Chapleau Diabetes Education Program

Robin Greer, Dietitian Educator and Heather Richardson, Nurse Educator can help you manage your diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease and/or high cholesterol. We work in collaboration with the physicians at the Chapleau & District Family Health Team.

If you require transportation to the medical clinic please note that the Chapleau Transit service is available to all members of the public at a nominal fee. The Chapleau Transit can be booked by calling (705) 864-4477.

Our diabetes clinic offers the following services:

  • Ordering of blood work
  • Blood sugar and blood pressure checks
  • Education on managing chronic diseases, specifically diabetes
  • Nutrition counseling specific to diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure
  • Self-Blood glucose monitoring teaching
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Diabetic sensory foot screens
  • Chiropody by referral
  • CNIB by referral annually
  • Community education sessions and staff in services upon request

Weekly Drop-in Hours:  Every Tuesday from 2 pm - 3 pm at the Chapleau Hospital. You do not need to have diabetes to use this service.

Drop-in Visits include:

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood sugar checks
  • Weekly weigh-ins
  • Healthy recipe ideas

Our office hours are as follows:

Monday - Thursday   8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Address

Chapleau General Hospital
6 Broomhead Road
Chapleau, Ontario
P0M 1K0

The program is funded by the North East LHIN in partnership with Chapleau Health Services.

The primary goal of the program is to provide diabetes education to people with diabetes and their families so they can effectively manage their disease and prevent or delay the complications of diabetes. Members of the diabetes education team also provide diabetes screening and primary prevention education.

Services may be accessed through self or health care professional referral.

For more information contact Robin Greer at 705-864-3070 or email rgreer@sschs.ca.

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