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Canadian Diabetes Association. Kervin Sagesse. Mission. The Diabetes Educator Section, a multi-disciplinary professional section of the Canadian Diabetes Association, will provide Diabetes Educators and other health care professionals with the knowledge for the prevention,

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mission
Mission
  • The Diabetes Educator Section, a multi-disciplinary professional section of the Canadian Diabetes Association,
  • will provide Diabetes Educators and other health care professionals with the knowledge for the prevention,
  • early identification and optimal management of diabetes through professional education,
  • accessible support and consultation, advocacy and research
history
History
  • The Canadian Diabetes Association is proud to be a leading supporter of diabetes research in Canada.
  • Since 1975 and the establishment of the Charles H.
  • Best Research Fund – named for insulin co-discoverer and Association co-founder Charles Best – the Association has awarded more than $95 million in research grants to scientists who have dedicated themselves to the fight against diabetes.
goals
Goals
  • High cholesterol usually refers to high LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.
  • The main goal is to lower LDL-cholesterol
  • . Check with your health care provider to find out if you should be on medication to accomplish this.
  • Weight management
  • , healthy eating and regular physical activity will also help you reach this goal.
  • This pamphlet will help you make healthy choices
statistics
Statistics
  • There has been a 10-to-30 fold increase in American children with type 2 diabetes in the past 10 to 15 years.
  • Most of these children are from ethnic groups at high risk for type 2 diabetes, i.e. African,
  • Hispanic and Asian descent. Given that 77 per cent of new Canadians are from these populations,

the rate of type 2 diabetes in this country is expected to skyrocket in coming years

deferent way of participation
Deferent Way of participation
  • Across the country,
  • the Canadian Diabetes Association is leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while we work to find a cure.
  • We are supported in our efforts by a community-based network of donors,
  • volunteers,
  • employees, healthcare professionals, researchers and corporate partners.
  • Through the support of these many partners,
  • the Association is able to provide research support, outstanding programs, advocacy and valuable services to people living with diabetes.
  • Your generosity allows us to help the 9 million Canadians with diabetes or prediabetes live life to the fullest while we search for a cure
different ways of how people can donate
Different ways of how people can donate
  • Communities for diabetes
  • Team Diabetes
  • Clothesline
  • Health partners
  • Planned Giving
events
Events
  • Reykjavik Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Edinburgh Saturday, May 24th, 2014 Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Madrid Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Madrid, Spain

contact information
Contact Information
  • Telephone: (519) 673-1752
  • Fax: (519) 660-8992
  • E-mail: banting@diabetes.ca
other information
Other Information
  • As any travel agent or stranded tourist will tell you, planning ahead is the key to a successful trip.
  • And this is particularly true for people with diabetes - a little forethought will take you a long way and help keep you healthy once you are there.
  • Whether you want to hike in the Canadian Rockies or lie in the Florida sunshine,
  • you can turn to the Canadian Diabetes Association for travel tips to help you to make your journey safer and more successful
web site address
Web site address
  • http://www.diabetes.ca/diabetes-and-you/living/guidelines/travel/