Diabetes Health Centre

Education & resources

Newly diagnosed with diabetes?

Being diagnosed with diabetes can be an overwhelming experience for you and your loved ones. We are here to offer you the knowledge and tools you need to successfully self-manage your diabetes.

How we help you self-manage your diabetes

We are here to help you self-manage your diabetes by providing support and education on:

  • Meal planning
  • Physical Activity
  • Medication management
  • Blood glucose control
  • SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound) Goal Setting

Types of diabetes

For the latest information on pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 diabetes and gestational diabetes, visit the Diabetes Canada website or follow the links below:

Type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

Gestational diabetes


Our diabetes education & support programs

Our programs are made up of group classes, with some individual appointments. They are taught by a Registered Nurse and/or a Registered Dietitian and can be in-person or online. Our education programs are interactive and support you towards your goals. A family member is welcome to come with you if space is available.

You will need a referral from your family doctor for most of the programs offered.

Explore our programs

Resources for living with diabetes

Here is some more information and answers to common questions to help you, or a family member, learn more about diabetes and how to successfully live with the condition.