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Diabetes & Clinical Nutrition

What We Do:
Outpatient diabetes counseling and education, provided by Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians, all are Certified Diabetes Educators.

Diabetes Education

This service provides education for those with diabetes and their families. It guides patients in developing diabetes management skills.
Patients can be referred for:
  • Newly diagnosed diabetes
  • Improved control of established diabetes
  • Outpatient insulin starts, pens and pumps
  • Gestational diabetes (priority booking)

Pediatric Diabetes

  • Newly diagnosed children (priority booking)
  • Insulin pump program for children
  • Pediatric Endocrinologist Clinic
  • Pediatric programs for various age groups

Monthly Diabetes Information Group Program

  • All new referrals both newly diagnosed and established diabetes
  • Information session on the basics of what diabetes is, metering and diet
Monthly Sessions
  • Carbohydrate counting: Basic and advanced carbohydrate counting for the Multiple Daily Injection regime
  • Insulin starts: Individual or group program on starting insulin
  • Disordered eating adults and children, working in conjunction with Social Work.
A doctor’s referral is required for medical management. Self referral is okay for general information.

Diabetes & Clinical Nutrition
Level 1, Russell Building
Bluewater Health, Sarnia
89 Norman Street, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 6S3
Hours & Contact:

Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Hours may vary depending on need