Diabetes Education

Outpatient Education & Support

Diabetes Education

Our Dietitian and Registered Nurse are Certified Diabetes Educators who assist clients diagnosed with:

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes with an A1C >8% and are currently using insulin
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Prednisone Induced Hyperglycemia

Our team provides education and support to persons with diabetes in group settings and individual appointments. Services are covered through OHIP to those who reside in St. Thomas and Elgin County. You can access the Diabetes Education Centre by referral from your family physician or nurse practitioner.

Referral Form:

Diabetes Education Program Referral

For alternative access to diabetes care, please refer to our list of organizations within Elgin County to find a program that best meets your needs:

West Elgin Community Health Centre
Aylmer Location: East Elgin Diabetes Education Program, 424 Talbot Street, Aylmer, ON 519-765-4797
West Lorne Location: 153 Main Street, West Lorne, 519-768-1715 x2301
Dutton Location: 156 Main Street, Dutton. 519-768-1715 x2301

The Group Lifestyle Balance Program offered by the dietitians at the East Elgin Family Health Team is a great option for those living with diabetes that need overall nutrition and lifestyle education. The program includes 22 sessions over seven months. For more information, email lfrancis@eefht.ca.

Central Community Health Centre Dietitian Services
359 Talbot Street, St. Thomas - 519-633-7989

LMC London
140 Oxford Street East, Suite 400, London - 226-680-0802
Referrals can be faxed to 1-877-562-2778


Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (by appointment only).



Diabetes Booking Clerk: For an appointment call 519-631-2030 Ext. 2408


Diabetes Education is located in the South Building, on the ground floor, off the Atrium.