Programs & Services

Diabetes Services: Rural Diabetes Education Program

Rural West

A diabetes nurse educator and dietitian offer education to adults with pre-diabetes (IFG/IGT) (dietitian only), type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes (GDM). Individual sessions are offered with a diabetes nurse educator and dietitian. The diabetes nurse educator also provides training and skills needed to start insulin therapy and insulin dosage adjustment.

The program operates 2 days a week, is based at Fort Qu’Appelle and offers monthly clinics in Lestock, Balcarres and Raymore. Self-referrals and physician referrals are accepted for these programs.

Call 332-3300 for more information.

For more information on the Fort Qu’Appelle Community Health Services Centre, click here.

Rural East

A diabetes nurse educator, dietitian and pharmacist offer education to people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes (IFG/IGT) or gestational diabetes (GDM). Individual and group sessions are offered. Education is also provided on training and skills needed to start insulin therapy and insulin dosage adjustment. The team also provides services to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic conditions.

The nurse and dietitian are based in Grenfell and travel to Broadview, Moosomin, Whitewood, Wolseley, and Indian Head. The pharmacist is located at the Southeast Integrated Care Centre – Moosomin. Self-referrals and referrals from physicians and other health care providers are accepted.

Call 697-4007 or 435-6265 for more information.

For more information on the health/care centres, click on the following links:

Grenfell Health Centre

Southeast Integrated Care Centre – Moosomin
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