Program Category: DECNET, Primary Health
Diabetes Foot Care (DECNET Program)
Specially trained diabetes nurse educators work collaboratively with the chiropody team to provide foot care services for individuals living with Type 2 Diabetes.
These nurses aim to reduce foot complications associated with diabetes through early intervention, regular monitoring and proper treatment of foot related concerns.
- Foot care education
- Foot risk assessments
- Basic foot care treatments including nail care, corns and calluses reduction
- Consultation and referrals to chiropodists in high risk situations
Must be a client of the diabetes program (DECNET) and referred by a DECNET nurse educator (following a foot assessment)
Services are available:
- In English, Mandarin, Cantonese and French (interpretation services available as needed)
Monday to Friday, hours vary, some evening appointments
South Riverdale Community Health Centre
- 955 Queen Street East
- Toronto, ON M4M 3P3