Diabetes Services Calgary

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Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Primary Care Network Patient Services

Patient Diabetes Assessments 

  1. Diabetes Centre Calgary (DCC- AHS) 
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Program, Alberta Health Services - AHS
    Download Referral to DCC Educators
    Central Booking: 403-955-8146 Central Fax: 403-955-8634 (referrals)
    • For referral to diabetes educators only (includes nurses, dietitians and psycho-social team)
    • For referral to insulin pump program (educators only).  Note, educators require an order from a physician on the  Alberta Insulin Pump Therapy Program Designated MD List prior to initiation of insuiln pump therapy. 

  2. Division of Endocrinology, University of Calgary (AHS) 
    Download Referral to Endocrinologist 
    Central Booking: 403-955-8146 Central Fax: 403-955-8634 (referrals)
    • For referral to endocrinologists

  3.  Diabetes in Pregnancy (DIP) Clinics (AHS, Calgary)
    Download Referral to DCC Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinic,
    • A referral includes access to diabetes educators (includes nurses, dietitians and psycho-social team) and endocrinologists (when required.)
    • FMC Phone: 403-944-2122; Fax: 403-776-3836
    • RGH Phone: 403-943-3495; Fax: 403-776-3838
    • PLC Phone: 403-943-4862; Fax:  403-776-3837
    • SHC Phone: 403-956-2578; Fax: 403-776-3839

  4. Calgary Rural Diabetes Clinics (AHS)
    • Use the Alberta Referral Directory to obtain referral documents.
    • For referral to diabetes educators (includes nurses and dietitians) only.

  5. Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP, AHS)
    • Calgary Zone AHLP offers those who have attended their type 2 Diabetes Essentials Education Class the opportunity to have counseling by their dietitians. Anyone can refer, using this referral form, or the patient can self-refer.
    • Central Zone and South Zone AHLP offer dietitian and nursing assessments through their programs (the zone Diabetes Centre is housed in AHLP).

  6. Calgary and area Primary Care Networks 
    Please connect with the appropriate PCN to ask about the availability of diabetes educator appointments. Mosiac PCN also has a Refuge Health Clinic

  7. Private Diabetes Services
    Please use your browser to search for other Calgary Diabetes Services outside of Alberta Health Services

  8. Indigenous Health Services
    • The Indigenous Hospital Liaison at PLC may be able to help with referrals to diabetes services for inpatient clients. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    • Morley: See Stoney Health Diabetes Clinic or contact Stoney Health Services 403-881-3920
    • Siksika
      • Telehealth Diabetes Team: AHS CDM RN and RD  (Dave Smith RD, CDE ). Educators can call Siksika MOA Jamie Yellow Fly at 403-734-5649 to setup a referral.  See notes under point below regarding type 1 diabetes.
      • Strathmore Diabetes Clinic (see the point above on Calgary Rural Diabetes Clincis): People with type 1 diabetes living in Siksika should be referred to Strathmore Diabetes Clinic. Referrals to the AHS Diabetes Telehealth team are only available if the referring MD requests and contacts the team to discuss in advance.
    • Tsuut'ina Health Centre: Phone Diabetes Educator Devon Guy 403-251-7575 ext 112 or fax referral to 403-238-1481, attn: Devon Guy

Patient Diabetes Classes

  1. Alberta Healthy Living Program Diabetes Classes
  2. Calgary and area Primary Care Networks - please connect with the PCN to ask about available classes

Physician Phone Consults with Endocrinologists: Specialist Link

  • This service is for physicians to use to consult other physician specialists, including endocrinologists. 
  • Local: 403.910.2551 Toll Free: 1.844.962.5456 (LINK)
  • Get a call-back within one hour!
  • www.specialistlink.ca

Other Endocrinology and Metabolism Program (Calgary Zone) Clinic Referrals: