ACCESS Fort Garry
135 Plaza Drive
Winnipeg, MB R3T 6E8
The primary care clinic at ACCESS Fort Garry offers screening, diagnosis, medical management and education to help patients manage diabetes (Prediabetes, Type 1, Type 2, pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy and gestational) and other health conditions. The health care team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, a pharmacist, a counselor, and a dietitian. If you would like to become a patient of the clinic or refer someone who is looking for a health care provider, please call Family Doctor Finder at 204-786-7111 (in Winnipeg) or toll free at 1-866-690-8260.
Group Diabetes Management Classes are open to all community members and their families. Please contact the clinic for class dates and times.
Individual Diabetes Management Counseling with a registered nurse is available to any Access Fort Garry Primary Care client with a referred from your family physician or nurse practitioner. Self-referrals are also welcome.
Get Better Together! A program for living better with ongoing health conditions will be delivered at this site. Get Better Together is a free 6-week workshop designed to help Manitobans with ongoing health conditions take control of their health. An online version is also offered several times a year. For upcoming programs at locations across Winnipeg (and the province) go to: www.getbettertogether.ca or call the central registration line at 204-632-3927.
Please see the WRHA Health Education Programs website for details of these and other classes at wrha.mb.ca/groups/health-education-programs/
Classes are open to all Winnipeg residents.
Individual diabetes education and management services are available for ACCESS Fort Garry clients only. If you are looking for a primary care provider, please call Family Doctor Finder at 204-786-7111. The Primary Care Connectors will be able to advise if ACCESS Fort Garry is right for you or if a referral to another clinic may be more appropriate.
- Referral from physician (MD), nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA)
- Referral from other health care professional or social service agency
Diabetes Care, Education and Self-Management Support Services
- Insulin starts
- Group Diabetes Management Classes (on topics such as healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and testing blood sugar)
- Individual Diabetes Management Counseling (on topics such as healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and testing blood sugar)
- Family support
Care and Education Service Providers Available
- Physician (MD), a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA)
- Registered Nurse (Certified Diabetes Educator)
- Registered Dietitian
- Clinical Pharmacist
- Mental Health Counseling Services
Last updated: November 2020