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Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic

If you have diabetes and/or have lipid abnormalities, the Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic’s focus is to achieve optimal blood sugar and lipid levels by emphasising education, self-management and continually adjusting medication regimens in an effort to help you feel good and delay the long-term complications of these diseases. The Clinic also offers diagnosis, management, treatment and ongoing evaluation for osteoporosis and menopause. Our team provides a multi-discipline approach, including a nurse practitioner, dietician, exercise physiologist and physician. The Clinic offers education classes, monthly support groups and individual counselling. Lipid Management – Diagnosis, treatment and continual evaluation of lipid control by prescribing medications and effective use of diet and exercise – Follow up patient evaluation one to three months in the Clinic for long-term care and support Thyroid Diagnosis, Treatment and Evaluation – Hypothyroidism – Hyperthyroidism Women’s Health – Osteoporosis and Menopause – Screening, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis – Diet, exercise, medications and vitamin supplements to treat osteoporosis – Assessment, treatment and ongoing care and support for women experiencing menopausal signs and symptoms – Support groups – Initial and follow-up visits in the office by the nurse practitioner – Nutrition and/or exercise physiologist counseling sessions