Ladysmith Diabetes Education Program

Individual Appointments

Our dietitian and nurse are trained as diabetes educators to help answer your questions and address your concerns, including:

  • blood sugar testing (including provisions of meters if needed) and blood sugar strip certification
  • nutrition information for blood sugar and heart health
  • lifestyle practices that improve blood sugars and heart health
  • carbohydrate counting
  • review of diabetes medications including insulin
  • insulin and Victoza starts
  • help with self-management of insulin doses to get good blood sugar control
  • resources for improving mood and motivation.

Classes/Group Sessions

Please see our list of classes and group sessions for more information.

You don’t need an appointment to come to drop-in. It is an individual appointment done on a first come, first serve basis for a short visit (10 to 15 minutes) to address a question or concern you may have. 

1111-4th Ave
P.O. Box 10
Room 114B
Ladysmith, B.C. 
V9G 1A1


Fax: 250-740-2689

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Tuesdays: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Cowichan, Saanich Peninsula and Southern Gulf Islands