All classes require a referral from a primary care provider (family physician) to the Diabetes Education Centre. If you have questions regarding referrals, please phone the Diabetes Education Centre.
- Class A: Getting started
What is Diabetes?
What causes Diabetes?
Healthy Blood Glucose Ranges
Why do home blood glucose testing?
Introduction to what you can eat.
- Class B: Eat, walk, test and be merry
Reviewing and balancing blood glucose results
Step It Up with Activity
Try a pedometer
“My Food Plan”: Recommended portion sizes for meals and snacks
- Class C: Here's to your health - cheers
Heart Healthy Eating
Eating Out / Alcohol
How to stay Healthy with Diabetes
Managing Sick Days
A group session held six to 12 months after the ABC classes to review and update information important for your diabetes management. Some of the topics that will be discussed are: blood glucose testing, medications, weight management, activity and meal plan review.