Diabetes

Why diabetes education?

At least 8.8% of people in Northern Ontario have diabetes. Despite this number, individuals may feel isolated and overwhelmed in dealing with diabetes. A well-structured Diabetes Education Program has been proven to help people cope with diabetes and prevent complications.

The MICs Diabetes Education Program is here to Help YOU feel your BEST.

What is offered in the program?
  • Nutrition
  • Diabetes management
  • Foot assessments and high risk foot care by Chiropody
  • Resource materials
  • Outreach activities
  • Answering your questions
Who can help?
  • Alanna Mack, RN CDE (Diabetes Educator, Program Coordinator)
  • Registered Dietitians who work part-time with the program
    • Erica Arsenault, RD
    • Kim Girard, RD
    • Emilie Ouellet, RD
Who can participate?
  • People who have either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes
  • Their family members
  • Anyone who has an interest in diabetes
How to register

Call your local hospital and leave your name and phone number at ext. 1131 or 2335. We will be pleased to call you back.

Scheduled locations
MONDAY
Bingham Memorial Hospital
Matheson
705-273-2424 (ext. 1131 or 2335)
TUESDAY
Minto Centre
Cochrane
705-272-7200 (ext. 1131 or 2335)
WEDNESDAY
SRF Hospital
Smooth Rock Falls
705-272-7200 (ext. 1131 or 2335)
THURSDAY
Anson General Hospital
Iroquois Falls
705-258-3911 (ext. 1131 or 2335)
FRIDAY
Friday location varies
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