St Joseph's Care Group

Site: St Joseph's Heritage

Service: Diabetes Health Thunder Bay

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes
 
  • Provides the knowledge and skills for people with diabetes to take control of their health 
  • Designated as an Assistive Devices Program registered for the provision of insulin infusion pump training in Northwestern Ontario
 
Pediatric Diabetes 
  • Offers education and clinic services to families of children and youth with diabetes 
  • Provides necessary survival skills to allow the patient to manage their diabetes at home 
  • Provides ongoing medical care and support 
  • Offers educational and social events, including support groups
 
Pregnancy Program 
  • Provides education in meal planning, blood glucose monitoring, use of insulin pens, and recording results 
  • Offers preconception counseling to ensure good control of diabetes before pregnancy 
  • Provides follow up during the pregnancy as well as post-partum, providing further support as required
 
Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Adults 
  • Provides education and support as well as access to the tools and resources to help clients self-manage
 
Prediabetes Program 
  • Teaches individuals who are at risk for diabetes the skills to help them to prevent or delay diabetes 
  • Provides information in a group setting on topics such as activity, cholesterol, weight management, and healthy eating
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Individuals with prediabetes, at high risk for diabetes, or living with diabetes
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source including self-referrals 
  • Call to schedule an appointment for initial intake
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-344-3422
Toll Free Phone Ontario only 1-800-489-3422
Fax 807-346-8006
E-Mail contact.sjcg@tbh.net
Website www.sjcg.net
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 63 Carrie St
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4J2
 
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Intersection Carrie St and Martha St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)