Sunset Country Family Health Team

Site: Paterson Medical Centre

Service: Diabetes Management Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports for individuals living with pre-diabetes or diabetes

Offers a diabetes management clinic to assist individuals in understanding and managing their illness
Services offered: 
  • Diabetic screening  
  • Pre-diabetes clinics  
  • Prevention and awareness programs  
  • Education on diabetes (insulin, glucose and nutrition) 
  • Promotes understanding of diabetes management and self care (type of diabetes and relationship between nutrition, exercise, medications and stress)
Programs and services also include: 
  • School programs and visits 
  • Client support groups 
  • Foot care workshops 
  • Presentations to the public and health care providers 
  • Grocery tours
Program services are provided through: 
  • Individual sessions 
  • Group sessions 
  • Health promotion activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora ; Lake of the Woods ; Minaki ; Nestor Falls ; Redditt Township ; Sioux Narrows
Boundaries Also includes neighbouring First Nations communities
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals must have: 
  • Pre-diabetes 
  • Type 1/Type 2 Diabetes 
  • Gestational Diabetes 
  • Type 1/Type 2 Pregnancy 
  • Impaired Glucose Tolerance 
  • Impaired Fasting Glucose 
  • High Risk
Application Call for information; no referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-6321
Fax 807-468-3978
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Cindy Van Belleghem, Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator; Phone: 807-468-6321 ext 289; Email:
Alternate Contact Carolyn Hamlyn, Diabetes Nurse Educator; Phone: 807-468-6321 ext 291; Email:
Site Location Near Lake of the Woods District Hospital
Located In Community Kenora
Address Paterson Medical Centre
1-35 Wolsley St
Kenora, ON P9N 0H8
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Intersection Wolsley St and Lakeview Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1986
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)