Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Diabetes Education & Management

Adults Diabetes Education & Management

We Provide:

Our team, comprised of Certified Diabetes Educators (Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians) will provide you with the knowledge, confidence and tools to improve your self-management skills to effectively manage diabetes.

Who can participate?

Do I need to a referral to access your program?

How do I register?

There are two ways to register

1) Contact our office directly at 705- 328-6091. During business hours , clerical staff will assist you with registration for the Diabetes Education Program. If you call during off-hours, you can leave your name and phone number on the voicemail and clerical staff will call you on the next business day.   

2) Register through the Centralized Diabetes Intake using the online Self Referral Form or call the toll free number 1-888-997-9996.

You may also receive additional services from the Central East CCAC services and can be linked to:

All clients have access to ALL Health First Learning Opportunity. Click here to return to Health First home page for Learning Opportunities.

What should I bring with me to my appointment?

Hours of Operation:

Where are we located?

The Diabetes Education Program is located on the third floor at Ross Memorial Hospital. Enter the hospital through the main entrance then take the BLUE elevators to the third floor, turn right off the elevator, and then turn left into the Health First unit.

Map to the Health First Unit from the Main Entrance

Phone: (705) 328-6091
Fax: (705) 328-6202


Diabetes Healthcare  Team

Certified Diabetes Educators

Our expertly trained, nationally Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) and certification-eligible clinicians includes Registered Nurses (RN) and Registered Dietitians (RD). You can see these specialists one-on-one, or get the information and motivation you need through a variety of programs and classes. They work together as a team to provide coordinated sequenced learning activities.

Your Diabetes Educators Team

Your Diabetes Educators Team will work with you either individually and or in groups to  provide  care that is tailored to your needs. We can achieve this by performing health and learning assessments, develop and update your individualized diabetes management education plan.

Here are some diabetes management skills we can help you with:

Clerical Staff

Our clerical staff schedule appointments, provide reminder calls and direct phone calls to the appropriate health professional.

Where else can I get reliable information on Diabetes?