What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a condition in which your body cannot properly use and store food for energy. The fuel that your body needs is called glucose, a form of sugar. To control your body glucose, you will need to eat healthy foods, be active, and may need to take pills and or insulin.
What does our program do?
What can I do?
How do I contact the diabetes program?
South Huron Hospital Association offers a full-time diabetes program and self-management program. The program is comprised of a Registered Dietitian and a Registered Nurse, who are both also Certified Diabetes Educators. You may contact the South Huron Hospital Diabetes Program to make a self referral at (519) 235-5175. The clinic is open 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Our referral form will be available electronically in the near future.
What will I learn?
The program provides the opportunity to learn self-management skills. You will learn to:
Click here to access Canadian Diabetes Association website
Click here to a website on how to properly Read Labels
Click here to access the Heart and Stroke Foundation website
Click here to access the Healthy Canadians website
Click here to access the website for Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging
Click here for access the website for Dietitians of Canada
Visit the SHHF Website
Donate to the SHHA Foundation
Donate to the SHHA Auxiliary
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