Helping You Find Your Way to Better Health
Diabetes education and counselling is available for adults with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes who live or work in Brock Township or surrounding areas. Our Diabetes Educators are a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian who are certified in diabetes education through the Certification Board of Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE). Our team provides one to one counselling and holds group sessions in various community locations. All Brock CHC services are free.
Our group and individual sessions cover topics on:
- What is diabetes?
- Healthy eating and exercise
- Blood sugar testing
- Weight management
- Insulin adjustment
- Carbohydrate counting
- Label reading
- Financial and community resources.
Benefits of Diabetes Education:
- empower clients to take control of their own health
- stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible
- learn about healthy eating and how to become more active
- set realistic goals
- monitor progress
- obtain referrals
- adjust your goals and refresh your learning as your life changes
- meet others with diabetes and share information
Family and friends are encouraged to participate in the educational sessions.
Locations / Hours of Operation
Beaverton Thorah Health Centre
468 Main Street East
Beaverton, Ontario L0K 1A0
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursdays 12:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Brock Community Health Centre
64 Cameron Street East
Cannington, Ontario L0E 1E0
Fridays (1st and 3rd of every month): 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Flexible hours are available upon request to meet the needs of our clients.
Diabetes educators believe in living well with diabetes, and also that early screening, prevention and health promotion are key to reducing diabetes in our area. We are pleased to provide diabetes information and support at workshops, events, and activities in the community and for other health professionals. If you would like to be notified of any upcoming workshops or programs, please email [email protected] to be added to our Diabetes Programming email list!
Contact us for information about group sessions or to book an appointment to see our diabetes educators one-on-one.
Physician/Health Care Provider Referral Form
Please call 705-432-3322, #2 for referrals from physician/health care provider.
Megan Kobzick, BScN, RN, CDE
Silvia Chu, RD