Contact Information
Alternate Name DEP
Office Phone 519-843-5331 ext 3265
Fax 519-787-4400
E-Mail info@gmch.fergus.net
Website www.gmch.ca
Primary Contact Reception
Primary Executive Steven Street, President and Chief Executive Officer
Site Location in Groves Memorial Hospital
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
235 Union St E
Fergus, ON N1M 1W3
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, Foot Care, Cooking  
* chiropodist (foot care specialist) assessment for people at high risk of foot complications 
* 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 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes
Application * Central Intake through Waterloo Wellington Diabetes. Forms for self-referral or healthcare provider referral are found at: www.waterloowellingtondiabetes.ca 
 
* no referral required for education * physician referral required for service that regulates or monitors diabetes medication 
 
* individuals are asked to bring their 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 and Long-Term Care
Subjects
Service Categories Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Diabetes ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Diabetes ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes