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Description and Services
Description (Service) A program that can help individuals prevent diabetes or improve their diabetes control and help them live healthy with diabetes. Through education, individuals learn to adjust their lifestyle to control their diabetes. * hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) * hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) * Common feelings and emotions associated with diabetes * Healthy eating plans * Physical activity with diabetes * Staying healthy with Diabetes * Diabetes medications 
 
Five Hospital education Clinics: The team consists of certified diabetes educators which include registered dieticians and registered nurses. They work in cooperation with physicians, pharmacists and family members to deliver client-centered care. Individual and group appointments. For advanced care, they provide referrals and telehealth sessions with specialists. 
 
Outreach Sites: Provide screening assessments to determine an individual’s risk for developing diabetes & Provide both individual and group education and counselling services for clients diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes. 
 
Renfrew County Pediatric Diabetes Education Program services can be accessed at Pembroke Regional Hospital directly or through Telehealth in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Hours By appointment
Areas Served Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
19 years and over
Application Self referral or physician / healthcare provider
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-855-293-7838
Fax Mark documents Attention: Diabetes Education, toll free 1-855-293-7839
E-Mail diabetesed@pemreghos.org
Website www.renfrewhosp.com
Primary Contact Lisa Best, Central Scheduler; Phone: 1-855-293-7838
Primary Executive Karen Roosen, Vascular Health Coordinator; Phone: 613-732-3675 ext 6530; Email: karen.roosen@pemreghos.org
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Renfrew
Address & Map
Renfrew Victoria Hospital
499 Raglan St N
Renfrew, ON K7V 1P6
 
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Intersection Raglan St N and Bruce St
Mailing Address Pembroke Regional Hospital 
705 Mackay St 
Pembroke, ON K8A 1G8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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