King Campus, Diabetes Program
|Address & Map|
|Major Intersection||Nash Rd S and King St E|
|Alternate Name (Internal use only)||St Josephs|
|Located In Community||Hamilton East|
|Description||Through individual and group education, St. Joseph's Adult Diabetes Program aims to assist people living with diabetes both to manage their condition and achieve a healthy lifestyle. A team of nurses, dietitians, social worker and diabetes specialists provide education, assessment, and follow-up to individuals living with diabetes |
The program consists of three phases:
* Education - Focusing on self-management, clients are encouraged to attend various educational sessions. These sessions include: Living Well with Diabetes, Carbohydrate Counting, Eat Smart for your Heart, Label Reading, Eating Out, Craving Change, Take Charge and Insulin Management. Diabetes Classes are available to anyone in the community living with diabetes and a physician referral is not necessary.
* Assessment - A nurse and dietitian assess and outline the individual health and social needs of the client. In collaboration with the client, mutual goals are set related to nutrition and weight management, blood sugar control, blood pressure targets, smoking cessation, eye and foot care.
*Treatment and Support
Pre Diabetes Program - This program is a series of four education classes. These classes provide information on how to lower your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. A family physician referral is necessary to attend these classes.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up |
Any adult with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes is eligible to participate in the program * This includes a new or ongoing diagnosis * Client must be motivated to attend and participate in various educational sessions
|Application||* Family physician referral is necessary |
* Once all referral information has been received, the client will be contacted with an appointment
* Group Education classes do not require a referral, call to register
|Bus Routes||(4) BAYFRONT ; (5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK|
|Fees||None ; N/A|
|Languages||English - Translation services are available upon request.|
|Service Categories||Diabetes Management Clinics ; Diabetes Screening ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Diabetes ; Hospital Based Outpatient Services ~ Diabetes|
|Subjects||Diabetes ; Health education|