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Diabetes Programs

All of our programs are free of charge and open to everyone in the community. If you have issues accessing these programs such as transportation, physical or language barriers, please let our program staff know and we will work with you to eliminate this barrier. For more information and to register for our programs, please call the clinic at 705-422-1888.

Diabetes Conversation Group

If you or a family member are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes, join us online for this informal group where we will discuss topics of interest to group members, answer your questions, and provide an opportunity to connect with other people in the community who share similar experiences.

Date: Last Monday of each month from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Virtual program with the Wasaga Beach Public Library
Contact: 705-429-5841 or www.wasagabeach.library.on.ca

Nourished: A Diabetes Education Series

Join us online for a 4-week, weight inclusive mini-series that breaks down the pressure of diet culture and teaches you how to nourish your body. Participants will learn specific nutrition and lifestyle strategies that they can choose from to help manage their diabetes.

Date: TBD
Location: Online using Zoom
Contact: Call reception at 705.422.1888 to register

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an evidence-based workshop that offers the skills and tools for taking care of yourself while also caring for someone else. By taking care of your own health and well-being, you will be a better caregiver. This workshop runs once a week for 6 weeks and is led by trained facilitators.

Date: Call for specific dates and times.
Location: Online using Zoom for Healthcare
To register: Anyone in North Simcoe Muskoka can register for this program by calling 705.717.4744 or email dsm@sgbchc.ca.

Social Support Group

This 6-week program is an online and phone-in group for social connectedness. The workshops are developed for graduates of the Living a Healthy Life programs, but anyone living with a chronic health condition or chronic pain is welcome to join.
The leaders will integrate structured activities into the sessions, including brief check-ins, relaxation activities, breathing exercises, action planning, decision-making and problem-solving. Additional activities will be based on participant interests.

Date: Call for specific dates and times.
Location: Online using Zoom for Healthcare
To register: Anyone in North Simcoe Muskoka can register for this program by calling 705.717.4744 or email dsm@sgbchc.ca.

Understanding Diabetes and Prediabetes

This informal online workshop on diabetes and prediabetes is for anyone who has been recently diagnosed, who cares for those living with diabetes or prediabetes or would simply benefit from a review of management strategies. The workshop will cover a wide variety of topics including medication, exercise, nutrition, mental health and preventing complications.

Date: TBD
Location: Online using Zoom
Contact: Call reception at 705.422.1888 to register or ask your SGBCHC Doctor or Nurse Practitioner for a referral.

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