Join us for this exciting FREE event and learn valuable information about managing diabetes well and leading a healthy, active life!

Date & Time

November 12, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Registration

To learn more or to register, contact (519)-742-1481 x 223 or email kitcheneroffice@diabetes.ca.



Join us on Sunday, November 12  for this fun and interactive educational event hosted by Diabetes Canada, in partnership with Waterloo Wellington Diabetes. If you live with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or prediabetes, or know someone affected by the disease, this is your chance to learn valuable information about managing diabetes well and leading a healthy, active life!  See below for all the details about this exciting, FREE, event.  

When:

Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Presentations begin at 12:30 p.m.

Where:

Langs Community Health Centre

What:

  • Expert speakers
  • Diabetes products and service displays
  • A diabetes screening clinic providing 60-second foot checks, and blood sugar and blood pressure checks
  • Complimentary light snacks, door prizes and more!

Topics and Presenters

TYPE 2 and Prediabetes Sessions:

Diabetes and Your Finances
Kate Rosenau, Sales & Service Director of Your Neighbourhood Credit Union, explores the financial impact of living with diabetes. Learn helpful tips on how to navigate living with diabetes while keeping your wallet in mind.

Spilling the Beans... on Beans
Join Sobeys’ Registered Dietitian & Chef team for a cooking demo where you’ll learn how beans can help with controlling blood sugars. Discover just how easy and delicious cooking with beans can be.

Type 1 Sessions:

When the Going Gets Tough - Staying Motivated and Coping with Diabetes
Psychologist Carly Brescacin & Mich Monette, M.A., discuss how type 1 diabetes can affect your emotional wellness. Learn how to move in the direction of healthy behaviours and how to get, and stay, motivated.

Type 1 Diabetes: Research and Treatment Update
Diabetes Canada’s Chief Science Officer, Jan Hux, shares exciting new developments in research & treatment options which could change the face of diabetes as we know it.

* Day of walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registering is recommended as spaces are limited.