Diabetes Education Program

Assists individuals through education and clinical support to manage their diabetes and reduce risk of complications.

  • programs include: Getting Started Classes, individual assessments, Staying on Track, Refresher Class, Pre-Diabetes Class, Gestational Diabetes one-to-one counselling and classes
  • offers specific information sessions, such as weight loss, carbohydrate counting, meal planning, label reading, cholesterol, diabetes medications with pharmacist, and insulin pumps
  • registration is required for all information sessions
  • also offers Pediatric Clinic education program for children and youth from birth to 18 years of age and their parents
  • Diabetes Nurse Practitioner
  • Foot Care Clinic

Program name (alternate):  Central Okanagan Diabetes Education Program

Address / Contact Info

Interior Health
Capri Community Health Centre 200 - 1835 Gordon Drive Kelowna, BCV1Y 3H4
Located in Capri Community Health Centre - First Floor

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 980-1406
Capri Community Health Reception : (250) 980-1400
Fax : (250) 980-1510

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Capri Community Health Centre,
Appointments available: Mon-Fri, 8:30am - 3pm


May Bennett Wellness Centre,
Appointments available: Thu and Fri, 8:30am - 3pm

Drop-in Capri Community Health : Fri, 2pm - 3:30pm

Amenities

Accessibility features: fully accessible

Service Details

Program fee notes: Program
Referral protocol: self, physician
Referral criteria: Referral is preferred but not required. Physician referral required if individual is beginning or adjusting their insulin intake.
Languages spoken: English

Location Map

This program was last updated on 18 Oct 2016.