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How to Apply for the Diabetes Education Program (DEP):

 

If you have type 2 diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes and would like to join the Diabetes Education Program, please ask your family doctor to fill out and fax us the DEP Referral Form below at (905) 695-0826.

 

DEP Referral Form – Doctor Referral

Overview of DEP

 

 

Our program provides current, practical, culturally-relevant and customized diabetes education to help patients make decisions which will improve their blood glucose control. The program consists of multidisciplinary professional (Nurse, Dietitian, Social worker, Chiropodist, Optometrist).

 

The DEP is suitable for individuals with Type 2 diabetes, poor control of diabetes or those at risk for developing diabetes (prediabetes)
  • Focus on patient’s self-management and skills enhancement
  • Customized to individual needs. Individual counselling sessions with nurse, dietitian and social worker
  • Group sessions with peer support
  • Multidisciplinary team approach
  • Feedback to patient’s own physician
  • Follow up monitoring

Services Offered

 

 

  • Education Group Sessions and Series
  • Individual counselling by nurse, dietitians and social worker (by appointment)
  • Foot clinic (by referral, fee for services)
  • Eye clinic (by referral)

Education & Program Topics

 

 

  • Understanding diabetes
  • Self-monitoring blood glucose/ flash glucose monitoring
  • Healthy eating
  • Grocery tours/food labeling (hybrid)
  • Dining-out (hybrid)
  • Cooking class (hybrid)
  • Weight management
  • Foot care
  • Stress management
  • Insulin management

Upcoming Events & Calendar

 

  • DEP group sessions will be held online through Zoom and is open to the public
  • For more information, or if you want to register for a group session, please call (905) 695-1140 or (416) 847-0283

DEP Location & Hours of Operation

 

Richmond Hill DEP:

 

Monday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday:12:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday:9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(Group Sessions only)

Telephone: (905) 695-1140

 

Fax: (905) 695-0826

 

Email: info.fht@carefirstontario.ca

Scarborough DEP:

 

Monday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday:12:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(Group Sessions only)

Telephone: (905) 695-1140

 

Fax: (905) 695-0826

 

Email: info.fht@carefirstontario.ca

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