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Diabetes Education Program

Langs is the sponsoring organization for the Community Diabetes Program, Waterloo Region, which provides diabetes education and supports people to self-manage type 2 diabetes. Patients become better equipped to make healthy lifestyle choices to control blood sugar and reduce the risk of problems associated with diabetes. The Community Diabetes Program, Waterloo Region, is offered at:

The Langs diabetes education team include nurses, dietitians, exercise specialists and footcare specialists. Services offered include supportive group education sessions, physical activity sessions, individual specialist appointments and more. Please see the full list of Diabetes Education Programs offered at Langs below.

Who do we serve?

We serve adults with “borderline” or pre-diabetes, as well as those with newly diagnosed or existing type 2 diabetes. Family members or other support persons are welcome to attend your appointments with you.

Program Mission / Vision / Values

Mission: As part of a continuum of care, the Diabetes Education Program, Waterloo Region, work collaboratively to provide secondary prevention, education and treatment services for adults with low to moderate risk Type 2 diabetes in a range of community based locations in the Waterloo Region.

Vision: There is a diabetes prevention and management system that is easy to navigate, helps optimize health and meets individuals’ unique needs.

Values:

  • Collaboration
  • Coordination
  • Efficiency
  • Health Promotion
  • Access
  • Quality
Are you at risk of Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes?

You may want to consider attending a Pre-Diabetes Education Session if you answer YES to any of the following questions:

  • Is there a history of diabetes in your family?
  • Do you have high cholesterol and blood pressure?
  • Are you overweight?

OR click here take this test to find out.

How do I book an appointment?

Option 1:

Patients can be referred by a doctor. If your doctor referred you to our program, our receptionist will contact you to book an appointment.

Option 2:

Adults with diabetes or who are at risk for diabetes can self-refer to our program by calling 519-653-1470 Ext 285 or fill out the form here.

Helpful Links
For Health Care Providers

To refer patients, or for insulin order forms, please go to the Waterloo Wellington Diabetes website

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