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Programs & Services


Diabetes Insulin Pump Therapy Clinics

Assesses and supports people with type 1 or type 3c diabetes who want to use an insulin pump.

Provides support for people of all ages with type 1 or type 3c  diabetes who use an insulin pump. An insulin pump is a device a person wears instead of giving daily insulin injections. It is portable and can be programmed. It’s about the size of a pager and delivers fast-acting insulin through a small tube that is put under the skin. The site has to be changed every 2 to 3 days.

Other Information:

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

Location Info
Pediatric Diabetes Education Centre
Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-1568
Fax
780-407-1509
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available.

  • Parking rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.
  • Public parking is GST exempt.
  • Pay by Plate machines accept Canadian coins or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).
  • Maximum 28 Canadian coins per transaction, no pennies. Machines provide no change.
  • Pay on Foot machines accept Canadian coins and bills, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). These machines will provide change.
  • Parking Office accepts payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque
  • Bus stops at 112 and 114 St.
  • LRT Health Sciences station is located west across 114 St.
Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, nurse practitioners (NPs), registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

Albertans with type 1 and type 3c diabetes.

Referral Needed

The referral process is different for each clinic. Please contact the clinic for information on their referral process.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

Waiting times vary by clinic.

Fees

Service fees vary.

Albertans who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for funding through the Government of Alberta’s Insulin Pump Therapy Program and will need to be assessed at a diabetes insulin pump clinic to determine if they qualify for coverage. See Provincial Insulin Pump Therapy Program for information.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Covenant Health, Primary Care Network

Service Locations
Also Known As
Acronym
IPT
Other
Diabetes Centres, Provincial Insulin Pump Therapy Program