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Program Category: 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.

Services offered:
  • 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
Service eligibility:

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)
Hours:

Monday to Friday, hours vary, some evening appointments

Organization Contact

  • South Riverdale Community Health Centre

  • 955 Queen Street East
  • Toronto, ON    M4M 3P3
  • 416-461-9042