Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre (The)

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-620-0360
Fax 905-620-0579
Located In Community Whitby
Address & Map
360 Columbus Rd E
Whitby, ON L1M 1Z5
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Intersection Thickson Rd and Columbus Rd E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Lorrie Hagen, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Marlene Grass, Founder; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service) Diabetes management for children, adolescents, young adults, their families and friends * group support and education * individual support program available to each family both at the Centre as well as in the home * crisis prevention staff available 24 hours a day to families for consultation * financial aid for insulin pumps * support network to families * social events, involvement in the Centres' fundraising activities * summer camp, athletic program * staff available for speaking engagements * pediatric and adult diabetes education sessions available to health professionals
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Infants, toddlers, children, youth and adults with Type 1 Diabetes * children with Type 2 diabetes
Application Endocrinologist referral required
Languages English
Fees Membership - Standard $25 * Inclusive $100 ; None
Other Details
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Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Call for details
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ~ Youth ~ Diabetes ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Diabetes ; Special Libraries ~ Diabetes ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Diabetes

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