Port Alberni Diabetes Education Centre

Services are available for adults, children and pregnant women. A family member or friend is welcome to attend with you. We offer three types of appointments:

  • Individual or Follow-up
  • Classes and Group Sessions
  • Drop-in

Referral from a Physician is not necessary for attendance in any of the programs offered.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 1:30p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Individual Appointments

Individual appointments are available with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian.

  • Available for those unable to attend a group, those who would like follow-up or ongoing help with diabetes management, help managing diabetes with other health conditions, re-referred by physician, insulin starts, gestational diabetes
  • Offered for those who have already attended a diabetes education group

Classes/Group Sessions

Please see our list of classes and group sessions for more information.

Drop-in Appointments       

Drop-in runs Wednesdays from 1:00p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Come with your questions or concerns regarding diet, exercise, blood glucose monitoring, understanding your blood glucose results, insulin, and help with self management.