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Rideau Valley Health Centre

Site: Ottawa

Service: Ottawa South Diabetes Education Program and Support Team

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-258-8714 ext 1 or 2
Fax 613-440-3238
E-Mail akhudhair-gilmer@rvhs.ca
Website www.rvhc.ca
Primary Contact Alia Khudhair-Gilmer, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator; Phone: 613-258-8714 ext 1; Email: akhudhair-gilmer@rvhs.ca
Alternate Contact Wendy Bingham, Registered Nurse; Phone: 613-258-8714 ext 1; Email: wbingham@rvhs.ca
Address & Map
Rideau Valley Health Center
1221 Greenbank Rd
Ottawa, ON K2J 5V7
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Support for people living with prediabetes or diabetes 
 
Services:  
* Prediabetes and diabetes group education 
* Individual consultations and follow up with nurse or dietitian 
* Insulin management (in partnership with family physicians and specialists) 
* Community outreach, public presentations 
* Self-management support 
 
Topics:  
* Basics of diabetes and pre diabetes 
* Healthy lifestyle 
* Exercise 
* Healthy eating, meal planning and label reading 
* Preventing Complications 
* Medication to treat type 2 diabetes 
* Heart health 
* Foot care 
* Insulin Management
Hours Registered Dietitian, Diabetes Educator, Registered Nurse Tue-Wed 8 am-4 pm, Thu 8 am-12 noon
Areas Served Barrhaven ; Manotick ; Ottawa - South
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals living with type 1 and 2 diabetes and those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Application Email or call with or without a referral.
Languages English ; Arabic
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2011
Funding Provincial
Date Updated 18 Feb 2020
Subjects
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes

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