Address/Location Info
Address & Map
40 Finchgate Blvd, Suite 224
Brampton, ON L6T 3J1
 
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Located In Community Brampton
Intersection Bramalea Rd and Queen St E
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-451-6959
Fax 905-451-5217
E-Mail info@wellfort.ca
Website www.diabeteseducationprogram.ca
Primary Contact Bonnie Loranger, Manager, Diabetes Education Program; Phone: 905-451-8090 ext 103
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
Description Comprehensive diabetes education to people living with type 2 diabetes and those at risk of developing diabetes (pre-diabetes)  
 
The program and its services are free of charge and delivered by diabetes nurse educators and registered dietitians * group or private meetings are available  
 
Teaches people with type 2 diabetes to: 
•reduce risk of complications  
•deal with emotions connected to having the disease  
•monitor sugar levels and keep within target range  
•manage stress  
•control weight  
•prevent and manage foot problems  
•take medications correctly  
•develop a healthy eating plan  
•meet and learn from other people with diabetes  
 
Teaches people at risk of diabetes to: •bring down glucose levels  
•design a plan to lose those few extra pounds  
•learn how to read labels and make healthy food choices when grocery shopping  
•get moving with a regular and realistic physical activity plan 
•take medications correctly
Hours Mon, Wed 8am-8pm * Tue 1pm-4pm * Thu 8am-6pm * Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Brampton
Eligibility Live in the area served * be a member of one or more of the following priority populations: Youth (13-25) * adults 65 years and older * newcomers to Canada (less than 5 years) * racialized communities * people facing mental health conditions or substance use issues * people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness * families who are under-resourced Residents of Bramalea with postal codes starting with L6T, L6R and L6S
Application Complete a client assessment form in person * call to make an appointment
Fees None - Most services covered by OHIP
Languages English ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu
Record Details
Record Views (Total) 7542 (as of 08 Dec 2021)
Other Info
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Publication CCAC ; CCAC310 ; CDRCP-CIP ; OACCAC-CW

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