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Endocrinology Support in the Toronto Central Region

Endocrinology Referral Information (Toronto Central Region)

Diabetes Canada recommends that adults with Type 1 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, or Type 2 Diabetes (if pregnant, planning pregnancy or medically complex) have the support of a diabetes specialist (e.g. endocrinologist).

How to refer to endocrinology (Toronto Central Region)

Children and youth

For those under 18 years of age can be made by a physician or nurse practitioner to The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids).

Adults

For those 18 years of age or older a referral can be made to an endocrinologist working in a team-based endocrinology/diabetes centre (see table below for more information on how to refer) or to a community-based endocrinologist (see the College of Physicians and Surgeons website for more information).

Team-based endocrinology/diabetes clinics (Toronto Central Region)

For pregnancy/preconception support it is important to ensure that the hospital where the endocrinology referral is made aligns with the location of prenatal care & delivery support.

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Organization (alphabetical)
(Diabetes Education Center -DEC)
Endocrinology Information
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DEC Services:
Pregnancy & Diabetes Support
DEC Services:
Youth/Adult Transition Support
Other Specialized DEC Services
More InformationLMC Diabetes & Endocrinology
(Mid-Toronto)
Referrals can be made either:
  • specifically to one of the endocrinologists or
  • generally to "endocrinology."
NoYes
  • Pharmacist
  • Group workshops
More InformationMichael Garron Hospital – Toronto East Health Network
(Diabetes Care)
Referrals can be made either:
  • specifically to one of the endocrinologists or
  • generally to "endocrinology."
YesYes
  • T1DM peer support
  • Insulin pump support
More InformationMount Sinai Hospital
(Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes)
Referrals can be made either:
  • specifically to one of the endocrinologists or
  • generally to "endocrinology."
Yes
(GDM only)
Yes
  • Insulin pump support
More InformationSt. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto
(Diabetes Outpatient Clinic)
Referrals can be made either:
  • specifically to one of the endocrinologists or
  • generally to "endocrinology."
YesNo
  • Chiropodist
  • Social worker
  • Insulin pump support
More InformationSt. Michael’s Hospital
(Diabetes Comprehensive Care Program)
Referrals can be made either:
  • specifically to one of the endocrinologists or
  • generally to "endocrinology."
YesYes
  • Group classes
  • Insulin pump support
More InformationSunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
(SUNDEC)
Referrals must be made specifically to one of the endocrinologists
(general endocrinology referrals are NOT accepted)
YesNo
  • Group classes
  • Insulin pump support
More InformationUniversity Health Network
(Endocrinology Clinics)
Referrals must be made specifically to one of the endocrinologists
(general endocrinology referrals are NOT accepted)
NoYes
  • Foot care
  • Preconception support
  • Insulin pump support
More InformationWomen’s College Hospital
(Centre for Integrated Diabetes Care)
Referrals can be made either:
  • specifically to one of the endocrinologists or
  • generally to "endocrinology."
Yes Yes
  • Insulin pump support
Find out more about what support is available to those living with diabetes
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