Who We Are - Youville Diabetes Centre

Self-Management Education and Supports


At Youville Diabetes Center we strive to provide effective and collaborative self-management education and supports to those who are living with diabetes.


We are working hard to ensure our services are tailored to the unique goals and experiences of every person who is accessing services and prioritizing those individuals and communities who experience health inequities.


At Youville Diabetes Centre, we:

  • Provide supports and education to assist individuals to build their capacity to self-manage their diabetes and live well. 
  • Provide supports and education to assist in preventing and managing diabetes complications
  • Provide supports and advocacy to assist folks in navigating difficult systems and ensuring your rights are respected.
  • Provide supports to help individuals identify and realize their goals as it relates to living with diabetes.


Who Can Use our Services?


Youville Diabetes Centre provides services and supports to adults (18 plus)  who are living with:

  • Type 1,
  • Type 2,
  • Gestational Diabetes and/or
  • Pre-Diabetes


  • who want to build capacity in managing and living well with diabetes. 


What We Offer:

The Youville team includes:

  • Diabetes Educators (Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians);
  • Counsellors;
  • Intake and Advocacy Workers;
  • Friendly Reception staff;
  • Community Pantry Volunteers;
  • Foot Care Nurse and;
  • Volunteers and students

Services are offered in person, as well as virtual. Individual and group education sessions are available. 

Free Services include: 

  • Friendly, relationship-based intake process;
  • Individual appointments with Diabetes Educators;
  • Interactive diabetes self-management group education/support sessions;
  • Counselling services;
  • Young Adult Program (YAP) for ages 18-25 years old with Type 1 diabetes, with endocrinologist, Certified Diabetes Educators, and a counsellor; 
  • Advocacy services and supports (system navigation etc.)
  • Community Pantry
  • Harm Reduction Supply Distribution; and
  • Foot care services (at cost)

Youville Diabetes Centre is centrally located, with free parking and evening access.


How do I Access the Services at Youville Diabetes Centre?

  • Have your doctor or specialist refer you
  • Self-refer by calling or stopping by our office
  • Fill out our online self-referral form: (in development)

For more information, please call (204) 233-0262