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Contact Information
Alternate Name DEP
Office Phone 519-843-2010 ext 3265
Fax 519-787-4400
Primary Contact Reception
Site Location Groves Memorial Hospital
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
235 Union St E
Fergus, ON N1M 1W3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse and dietitian on staff 
Additional services: 
* insulin pump program 
* classes: Introduction to Diabetes, Diabetic Weight Loss, Management of Diabetes, Carbohydrate Counting, Cooking  
* visits with an endocrinologist (diabetes specialist) with physician referral 
* social worker
Hours By appointment Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * evening appointments available
Areas Served Fergus - and surrounding area
Eligibility Adults 18 years and older with pre-diabetes; type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes
Application Central intake through Waterloo Wellington Diabetes. Forms for self-referral or healthcare provider referral are found at Waterloo Wellington Diabetes 
* no referral required for education * physician referral required for service that regulates or monitors diabetes medication 
* people are asked to bring their Ontario Health Card, medication list and blood sugar record with them to appointments - pre-register at the Physiotherapy / Chiropody department
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health
Service Categories Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes