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Diabetes Education Program

Sessions offered

By meeting with the SUNDEC team in individual appointments or group sessions you will be able to:

  • Engage in self management behaviours to better manage your diabetes.
  • Understand the role of diabetes related medications.
  • Learn to incorporate healthy food choices and healthy portions.
  • Discover the benefits of adding exercise to your daily routine.

Group sessions

  • Healthy habits for pre-diabetes
  • Living healthy with type 2 diabetes
  • Aging well with diabetes (70 years +)
  • Keeping current with type 1 diabetes
  • Craving Change™: A How-to Guide for Changing Your Relationship with Food
  • Connections: Keeping You Healthy With Chronic Conditions (a self-management program)

Individual sessions

  • One-on-one appointment with a diabetes nurse educator and/or dietitian
  • We work with you to personalize a diabetes care plan that fit into your life

Specialty programs*

SUNDEC offers a variety of additional programs. Check back regularly for new programs. Examples include:

  • Spring into Action – annual update for type 2 diabetes
  • Open Dialogue – annual update for type 1 diabetes
  • Sunnybrook Speaker Series for Diabetes Month
  • Pump information night – for type 1 diabetes

*Call for more information about new and upcoming events.

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