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Organization: Rideau Valley Health Centre - Ottawa - Ottawa South Diabetes Education Program and Support Team  
Phone Numbers: 613-258-8714 ext 1
Fax: 613-440-3238
Email: krody@rvhs.ca
Website: www.rvhc.ca
Address:
1221 Greenbank Rd
Ottawa, ON
K2J 5V7
Intersection: Greenbank Rd and Strandherd Dr
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Registered Dietitian: Wed, Thu 8 am-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 pm
Registered Nurse: Wed, Thu, every second Fri 8 am-4 pm
Contacts: Kelly Rody - Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator
Alia Khudair-Gilmer - Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator
613-258-8714 ext 2 * akhudhair-gilmer@rvhs.ca
Service Description: Support for people living with prediabetes or diabetes

Services:
  • Prediabetes and diabetes group education
  • Individual consultations, and follow up with nurse and/or dietitian
  • Insulin starts (in partnership with family physicians and specialists)
  • Community outreach, public presentations
  • Self-management support

Topics:
  • Basics of diabetes and pre diabetes
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Exercise
  • Healthy eating, meal planning and label reading
  • Preventing Complications
  • Medication to treat type 2 diabetes
  • Heart health
  • Glucose Monitoring
  • Foot care
  • Insulin Management

Fees: None
Application: Email or call with or without a referral
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People living with type 1 and 2 diabetes and those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Barrhaven ; Manotick ; Ottawa - South  
See Also: Diabetes
Diabetes Education Programs

This information was last completely updated on October 23, 2017

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Updated October 23, 2017
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