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Home » Diabetes Service Directory » Youville Diabetes Centre

Youville Diabetes Centre

33 Marion Street
Winnipeg, MB R2H 0S8
Phone: 204-233‐0262
Fax: 204-233‐1520
Website: www.youville.ca

Service Overview

Youville Diabetes Centre (YDC) provides diabetes education/management for clients with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes on prescribed medication or insulin, pregnant with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or Gestational diabetes (GDM). YDC focus is on complex diabetes cases. This site offers a specialized Young Adult Program (YAP) for transitioned 16-25 year olds with Type 1 diabetes that are seen by an endocrinologist and educators. YDC staff consists of nurses, dietitians, and a counselor , who are certified diabetes educators (CDEs), and who provide collaborative care with the referring Primary Care Provider or Specialist. Foot care services are available at a cost. Referrals are health professional triaged, and individual or group classes are scheduled; evening appointments are available. Free parking, accessible by major bus routes.

Eligibility

Residents of Winnipeg, who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes on prescribed medication or insulin, pregnant with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or Gestational diabetes (GDM). No prediabetes. No Type 2 diabetes lifestyle treatment only.

Fees

None (fees for foot care services only)

Referral Process

  • Referral from physician (MD), nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) with current lab values.
  • Referrals are health professional triaged.
  • Referral Form

Diabetes Care, Education and Self-Management Support Services

  • Individual Diabetes Education/Management with nurses and dietitians, including insulin starts, insulin pump therapy, complication risk assessments
  • Individual mental health counselling
  • Group Type 2 Diabetes Education Classes and Cooking Classes
  • Specialized Type 1 Young Adult Program (YAP) with endocrinologist and educator care
  • Foot care services (fees apply)

On‐site Care and Education Service Providers Available

  • Registered Nurses (Certified Diabetes Educators)
  • Registered Dietitians (Certified Diabetes Educators)
  • Counsellor
  • Endocrinologist for Young Adult program (YAP)
  • Foot care nurse, podiatrist (fees apply)

Last updated September 2017