Haldimand-Norfolk Diabetes Program

Our program mission is to assist persons with diabetes and their families to self-manage diabetes effectively in order to obtain and maintain an optimum level of wellness.


diabetes staff

Top row: Left - Right: Pat Hiebert RN, Anita Addison RN, Cindy Gekiere RN, Program Coordinator, Esther Lessard and Breena Bladon RD

Bottom row: Left - Right: Beth Hodgins-Clerk, Melanie Watts-Clerk, Lana Terdik –Clerk, Bridget Whebby RD, and Jessica Brown RD.

We offer both private and group appointments with our certified diabetes nurse and dietitian educators to help people (adults) diagnosed with Diabetes and Prediabetes understand how their meal planning, activity level, blood glucose testing and medications can help manage their blood sugar levels.

The program also offers the following services:

  • Pregnancy meter loan program
  • Outpatient insulin start - up
  • Presentations off-site to the healthcare community
  • Monthly Evening Drop-In Meetings in Simcoe, Hagersville and  Dunnville                    
  • Community and Healthcare Provider Diabetes Awareness Events in November throughout the region (2016 event TBA)


Upcoming Events  

 No events scheduled 


Printable Referral form (ENG) 

Demande de consultation (FR)


Contact Haldimand Norfolk Diabetes Program by email


Our services are offered in the following locations:

Simcoe - Norfolk General Hospital                     

Full- Time Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. & Thursday  8:00 a.m. - 8:00p.m.

Cindy Gekiere RN CDE, Jessica Brown RD CDE , Anita Addison RN, Pat Hiebert RN, Breena Bladon RD CDE, Beth Hodgins/Lana Terdik/Melanie Watts - Secretary
(519) 426-0130 ext. 4472 or 4466

Dunnville - Haldimand War Memorial Hospital     

Part-Time Monday –Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Esther Lessard RN CDE, Bridget Whebby RD CDE, Beth Hodgins - Secretary
(905) 774-7431 ext. 1232

Hagersville - West Haldimand General Hospital   

Part-Time Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. - 8:00p.m.

Pat Hiebert RN, Bridget Whebby RDCDE, Beth Hodgins - Secretary
(905) 768-3311 ext. 1110








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