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Bruyère Diabetes Education Program

Bruyère Diabetes Education Program

Keeping Life Sweet!

Two women The Bruyère Diabetes Education Program promotes healthy habits and lifestyle changes for people living with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Our certified diabetes educators include a registered dietitian and a registered nurse. These diabetes care experts help people living with pre-diabetes and diabetes make choices that lead to better control of blood sugar levels, and to a healthy life.

Services offered: 

  • Individual consultations with a nurse and/or dietitian
  • Ongoing support and follow-ups
  • Insulin starts and follow-ups (in partnership with family physicians and specialists)
  • Glucometer training
  • Foot exams
  • Pre-diabetes and diabetes support groups

All services are free and offered based on best practices. Sessions are provided on weekdays and are available in both French and English. You may register yourself with the program or discuss it with your health care provider. To make an appointment, please call 613-241-3344, ext. 362. There is currently no wait time for a scheduled appointment! 

 

Our email address is diabetes@bruyere.org

 

Helpful links:

Canadian Diabetes Association

Diabetes Care Community

Diabetes Central Ottawa 

Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association

Diabetes Québec

Dietitians of Canada

Eat Right Ontario

Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide

Health Canada - Food and Nutrition

Joslin Diabetes Centre

Just Food

Living Healthy Champlain

Passport Santé (information available in French only)

Ontario Stand Up to Diabetes

Sodium 101

American Diabetes Association