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Diabetic Education Centre - Arichat, L'Ardoise, Chapel Island



Diabetic Education Centre - Arichat, L'Ardoise, Chapel Island

Contact: St. Anne Community & Nursing Care Centre
Phone: (902) 226-1911

P.O. Drawer 30 Arichat
Arichat   NS   B0E1A0

In Arichat, we offer:

  • Individual assessments
  • Meal plan development and instruction
  • Individual instruction
  • Group instruction. (This provides you with an opportunity to learn from and with others who also have diabetes.)
  • Insulin initiation. (If you need insulin, this means that you can start taking your insulin as an outpatient. You may not need to be admitted to the hospital.)
  • Collaboration with Home Care Nova Scotia
  • Presentation to community groups on the prevention and management of diabetes advocating a healthy lifestyle
  • Consultation with Continuing Care Facilities (nursing homes)
  • Pre diabetes and gestational diabetes, assessment and education.
  • Referrals to foot clinic, ophthalmology and internal medicine.

Satellite service covers St. Peter's, L'Ardoise (902) 587-2027, and Chapel Island.

Open Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday and Friday vary.