1415 1st Ave W, Suite 2000,

Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K8


Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 12:00 pm 
1:00 pm – 4:00pm


1415 1st Ave W, Suite 2000,
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K8

Diabetes Care

Diabetes Care

The OSFHT Diabetes Program provides patients Living with type-2 diabetes the education and tools needed to manage their diabetes.  The program is run by Certified Diabetes Educators (Dietitans and Nurses) in collaboration with your Family Physician.

The program includes education and support with:

  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Goal setting
  • Medications
  • Foot care
  • Self-monitoring blood glucose
  • Preventing complicationsof Diabetes

You need a referral from a physician or nurse practitioner at the OSFHT to enter the diabetes program.

Healthy Living with Type 2 Diabetes (Part #1) The Basics

What: Part 1 of a 2 part series on Type 2 Diabetes and its management.

Topics Covered:

  • What is Type 2 Diabetes
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical Activity
  • Medications
  • Blood glucose monitoring


  • For Patients newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
  • For those already living with Type 2 diabetes who need an update.

When: A variety of options available each month. 

Length: Please note both classes in the series are 2.5 hours 

Registration: Please register at program and services reception or call 519-470-3030 Ext. 103

Where: Owen Sound Family Health Team, 1415 1st. Ave, West, Suite 2000, Owen Sound, Ont.

Twice Monthly | Morning and Afternoon Options

Healthy Living with Type 2 Diabetes (Part #2) Carbohydrate Counting and More​

Carbohydrate Counting, also called carb counting, is helpful for people trying to manage blood sugars.

While many people with diabetes limit sugar, most can achieve better control by looking at Carbohydrates, which break down into sugar in our body.

This class will help you understand foods that contain carbohydrates, how they affect your blood sugar, and how to plan balanced meals for better diabetes management.

Please register at program and services reception or call 519-470-3030 Ext. 103

Switch to Libre Meter

Switching to the Freestyle Libre Meter? What You Need to Know.

Topics Include:
•getting started
•making sense of your numbers
•tips & tricks
•Q & A
Facilitated by our diabetes educators, Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians
Bring your meter & sensor with you to class   
** for patients with Type 2 Diabetes greater than  two years, on basal insulin, or those who have otherwise been prescribed a Libre Meter.
Limited Space, Register Today! 
Visit our program reception desk or call 519-470-3030 Ext. 103