Dryden Area Family Health Team

Site: Dryden Area Family Health Team

Service: Dryden Diabetes Centre

Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers a diabetes management centre to assist individuals in understanding and managing their illness
 
Services offered: 
  • Diabetic screening and blood glucose monitoring 
  • Pre-diabetes clinics  
  • Prevention and awareness programs 
  • Meal planning 
  • Stress management and counselling 
  • Education about diabetes (insulin, glucose and nutrition) 
  • Promotion in understanding diabetes management and self care (type of diabetes and relationship between nutrition, exercise, medications and stress)
 
Program services are provided through: 
  • Individual sessions 
  • Group sessions 
  • Health promotion activities 
  • Walk-in clinic once per week 
  • Seminars, workshops and community awareness events
Hours Mon 12 noon-8 pm (evening appointments available) 
Tue-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Walk-in Clinic: Tue 8:30 am-11:30 am
Areas Served Dryden
Boundaries West to Vermilion Bay, East to Ignace
Eligibility Individuals living with:  
  • Pre-diabetes  
  • Type 1/Type 2 Diabetes  
  • Gestational Diabetes  
  • Type 1/Type 2 Pregnancy  
  • Impaired Glucose Tolerance  
  • Impaired Fasting Glucose  
  • High Risk
Application
  • Requires booked appointments except for Walk-in Clinic which operates on a first-come first-served basis 
  • Referrals accepted from Physician, community health care providers and self-referral if no physicians are available
Languages English
Fees None ; Most services covered by OHIP
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Diabetes Centre: 807-223-8208 
Family Health Team: 807-223-7406
Fax Diabetes Centre: 807-223-8624 
Family Health Team: 807-223-7462
E-Mail info.FamilyHealthTeam@dh.dryden.on.ca
Website www.drydenfht.ca
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Primary Contact Suzanne Wice, Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator
Alternate Contact Deha Reimer, Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator
Primary Executive Lucy Venne Fecho, Director; Phone: 807-223-7406 ext 3131; Email: lvennefecho@dh.dryden.on.ca
Alternate Executive Mark Whittaker, Family Physician; Phone: 807-223-2258
Located In Community Dryden
Address 40 Goodall St
Dryden, ON P8N 1V8
 
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Intersection Goodall St and McMillan Ave
Mailing Address Box 3003 
58 Goodall St 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)