Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Diabetes Team
The Niagara Medical Group Family
Health Team – Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
(MOHLTC) Diabetes education program strives to
promote diabetes self care by providing education
and support to adults with type 2 diabetes and their
diabetes education program helps people with
diabetes learn to make healthy lifestyle choices,
strives to reduce the risk of and delay the
progression of complications of diabetes.
and follow up assessment appointments with nurse and
dietitian; as well as, group classes to learn more
with type 2 diabetes and their families within the
region are welcome to attend the program.
A physician referral is needed (downloadable
from website) to take to your family physician and
be faxed to the diabetes program. Most
people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes are seen
within 2 weeks. Individuals using
insulin or needing to start insulin are seen more
quickly, depending on need.