Campbell River Diabetes Education Centre

Campbell River Diabetes Education Centre offers free medical assistance and information about self-management of Type 1 (children and adults), Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. Individual appointments and/or group sessions are available to individuals of all ages.

Services Available

  • Individual appointments with Diabetes Nurse Educators &/or Dietitians
  • Small group classes
  • Gestational diabetes instruction
  • Certification in blood glucose monitoring (required for discounted blood glucose monitor strips)
  • Telephone contact for day to day problem solving.
  • A 1 hour drop-in services each week for quick questions or concerns  *Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 pm*

 Who should learn about Diabetes?

 All people with Diabetes

 All people at risk of Developing Diabetes

 Family members of people with Diabetes

 Anyone who cares for someone with Diabetes

Languages Spoken

English, but can access interpreters when needed (please let us know in advance).

Address / Contact Info

Island Health - Campbell River General Hospital Diabetes Education Centre Wellness Centre North Island Hospital - Campbell River Campus
375 - 2nd Avenue Campbell River, BCV9W 3V1
The Wellness Centre Registration Desk is located in the Campbell River Hospital - Level 1 (near the Rocky Mountain Coffee Café).

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 286-7150
Fax : (250) 286-7103

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

Amenities

Accessibility features: scent-free, wheelchair accessible

Service Details

Cost structure: MSP
Accepting new patients / clients: Accepting new clients
Languages spoken: English

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This program was last updated on 27 Mar 2019.