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Diabetes Care, Education and Support Service

On‐Site Care and Education Service Providers Available

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845 Regent Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2C 3A9
Phone: (204) 938‐5555
or (204) 938‐5700
Fax: (204) 938‐5511


Service Overview:

The primary care clinic at Access Transcona offers screening, diagnosis, medical management and education to help patients manage diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and gestational) and other health conditions. The health care team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, a counselor, and a dietitian. If you would like to become a patient of the clinic or refer someone who is looking for a health care provider, please see below for eligibility.

Group Diabetes Management Classes are open to all Transcona residents with Type 2 Diabetes and their families. Sessions are held throughout the year (except June ‐ August, and December), and alternate between morning and evening. Please contact the clinic for class dates and times.

Individual Diabetes Management Counselling with a registered dietitian is available to any resident of the Transcona area, with a referral from your family physician.

Get Better Together! A program for living better with ongoing health conditions is delivered at this site. Get Better Together is a free 6‐week workshop designed to help Manitobans with ongoing health conditions take control of their health. An online version is also offered several times a year. For upcoming programs at locations across Winnipeg (and the province) go to: www.getbettertogether.ca or call the central registration line at (204) 632-3927.

Eligibility:

Residents of the Transcona area who have postal codes starting with R2C or R3W are eligible to become patients of the clinic. If you do not have a family physician or nurse practitioner and are interested in becoming a patient please call (204) 938-5555.

Fees:

None

Referral Process:

  • Self‐referral
  • Referral from physician (MD), nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA)
  • Referral from other health care professional or social service agency

Diabetes Care, Education and Self-Management Support Services:

  • Screening
  • Diagnosis
  • Insulin Starts
  • Group Diabetes Management Classes (on topics such as healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and testing blood sugar)
  • Individual Diabetes Management Counselling (on topics such as healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and testing blood sugar)
  • Family support

On‐site Care and Education Service Providers Available:

  • Physician (MD) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Dietitian (Certified Diabetes Educator)
  • Mental Health/Social Worker

If you live in Manitoba and you need a family doctor, the Family Doctor Finder can help you find one.  In Winnipeg call 204-786-7111 or Toll-Free at 1-866-690-8260.

Updated September 2017

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