PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Diabetes Education Program

Take charge of diabetes!

The Diabetes Education Program at Four Corners Health Centre offers comprehensive diabetes education to people living with:

  • Type 2 diabetes, or
  • At risk of developing diabetes (pre-diabetes)

The program and its services are free of charge and delivered by diabetes nurse educators and registered dietitians. You can meet them privately or in a group. To join the Diabetes Education Program click here.

If you are living with Type 2 Diabetes, you will learn how to:

  • Reduce risk of complications
  • Deal with emotions connected to having the disease
  • Monitor sugar levels and keep within target range
  • Manage your stress
  • Control your weight
  • Prevent and manage foot problems
  • Take your medications correctly
  • Develop a healthy eating plan
  • Meet and learn from other people with diabetes

If you are at risk of Diabetes, you will learn how to:

  • Bring down your glucose levels
  • Design a plan to lose those few extra pounds
  • Learn how to read labels and make healthy food choices when grocery shopping
  • Get moving with a regular and realistic physical activity plan
  • Take your medications correctly