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Diabetes Education Program

About the Diabetes Education Program

The program is for people who want to learn how to successfully fit diabetes into their lifestyle. By participating in our interactive individual or group sessions, you will receive practical information and the necessary tools to understand the role of nutrition, exercise, medication and blood sugar monitoring in managing your diabetes. You will also learn to set realistic and achievable goals to fit your lifestyle.

Our program has has been granted recognition for successfully meeting the Standards of Diabetes Education in Canada. Learn more.


Contact us »

Diabetes Education Program

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4805
Fax: 416-480-4283

Self-referral »

Patients may self-refer by calling 416-480-4805 between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Patients may also leave a voicemail, and a staff member will return the call. 

You may also download the self-referral form (PDF) and fax it to 416-480-4283.

Physician referral »

Patients may also be referred to the program by their physician. Physicians can fax the physician referral form (PDF) to 416-480-4283.

Appointments »

To book an appointment or speak with a member of the Diabetes Education Team, please call 416-480-4805


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