St Joseph's Health Care London

Site: St Joseph's Hospital

Service: Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-646-6100 ext 66349
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Diabetes, endocrinology (medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones) and metabolism clinics * care and patient education

Primary regional centre for diabetes and endocrine disease management in Southwestern Ontario * conducts research, including clinical trials, to improve care and outcomes

Clinical Investigations Unit - Outpatient endocrine testing * most tests start early in the morning and can last from three to eight hours * specific instructions are provided for each patient

Families Preventing Diabetes - Self management program to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes after experiencing gestational diabetes * encourages changes to lifestyle practices, including dietary adjustments, 150 minutes of physical activity each week, and exclusive breast feeding for at least the first month after giving birth

Diabetes Education Centre - Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse and dietitian on staff
Hours By appointment
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility People with diabetes mellitus, general endocrine disorders, lipid disorders, pituitary/adrenal/gonadal disorders, thyroid cancer, and gestational diabetes
Application Referral forms faxed by doctor
Languages English
Fees Most services covered by OHIP
Agency Information
Established 1888
Funding Donations ; Provincial - OHIP ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location London (North)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
268 Grosvenor St
London, ON
Intersection Richmond St and Grosvenor St
Mailing Address PO Box 5777 
Stn B 
London, ON N6A 4V2
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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