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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Centre for Diabetes Care and Education

Cheryl Cullimore, Project Manager
Areas Served Hamilton (City of); Burlington; Haldimand County; St Catharines; Welland; Brant County; Norfolk County; Six Nations / New Credit
HoursKing Campus: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * West 5th Campus: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, alternate Thu 8 am-7 pm
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Agency Type Non Profit
King Campus:
905-522-1155 ext 34819 * West 5th Campus:
905-522-1155 ext 32045
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2757 King St E
Hamilton ON L8G 5E4
On bus routes

Provides assessment, education, treatment and support for people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, and people that are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Also offers one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices.

Group education classes may vary by site and include:

Adult Insulin Pump Program

Carbohydrate Counting: Consistent Carbs

Craving Change

Cutting Back on Sodium

Diabetes and Caring for Your Feet

Dining Out

Eat Smart for Your Heart

Eating on a Budget

Gestational Diabetes Program

Label Reading

Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Managing Insulin


Age 18 years and older; Adults with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetetes


Group education classes: No referral required * needed to attend group education classes and the Pre-diabetes program: No referral required * One-on-one appointment: Doctor's referral or self-referral; form available online; bring the to the appointment: Current medications or list of current medications, blood sugar meter, log book of blood sugar readings, health card