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Diabetes video series

If you are living with diabetes, you're not alone - it affects millions of Canadians. But it's a complex condition that impacts everyone a bit differently. In our new themed video series, we strive to cover all the basics, hot topics and key diabetes management skills necessary to answer your questions and to empower you to manage your diabetes in your own way. The video series listed below is intended for people living with diabetes and diabetes caregivers. Stay tuned to our YouTube and social channels for when each series launches.

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May 2024 – Mental Health Series

Unpacking diabetes distress and depression

Speaker: Dr. Gaurav Mehta, MBBS, MSc, FPCPC

Diabetes distress and depression may look and feel similar, but knowing how they are different will help you get the right care. Join us as we explore diabetes distress and how it is different from depression, tools used to make a diagnosis, and strategies that can help with managing your mental health.

Confident conversations: Getting the best health care for you

Speaker: Cassandra Millen, MSW

Talking about your diabetes care with your support team can be challenging, especially when stigma can get in the way. In this session, we provide strategies for engaging with your health care team and others who support your management to ensure your needs are met.

Diabetes is a family affair

Speaker: Lubna Aslam

The immediate impact of diabetes on a family can be overwhelming. What about the impact of generations within a family who have lived with diabetes? How do the beliefs, knowledge and attitudes of previous generations affect someone’s ability to cope with diabetes in the present? In this session we will shine a light on the generational influence on thriving with diabetes in today’s complex and ever-changing world.

Coming Fall 2024 – How to use the Clinical Practice Guidelines for your diabetes management series

These webinars are for educational purposes only. The content discussed in the webinars is not intended to be medical advice and, to the extent that medical advice is required, you should consult with a qualified medical professional. The information discussed in the webinars cannot replace consultations with a qualified health-care professional to meet your individual medical needs.

The views and opinions expressed in these webinars are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of Diabetes Canada.

The mental health video series is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi.

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