Pregnant women invited to attend this clinic include individuals with: type 1 and 2 diabetes, thyroid or lipid conditions and gestational diabetes.
Our goal is to provide you with the information you need about your diabetes and its effect on you and your baby during pregnancy. We strive to help you achieve good control of your diabetes throughout pregnancy.
The endocrine pregnancy clinic team includes:
- an endocrinologist (diabetes specialist)
- residents and clinical clerks
- a registered dietitian (certified diabetes educator)
- a registered nurse (certified diabetes educator)
- a clinical receptionist assistant
- a clinic receptionist
The clinic runs every Thursday morning from 8am-12pm.
Initial visits take approximately one hour and follow up visits about half an hour.
You will see a nurse and dietitian at your initial visit and as needed at your follow up visits. The endocrinologist and residents/clinical clerks will see you at each visit in clinic.
Please bring your blood glucose record, your meter, your meal plan and any questions you may have. You are welcome to bring a support person.