A young family whose kids are living with Type 1 diabetes.

Living with Type 1 Diabetes

A healthy life with type 1 diabetes is possible with insulin therapy and a supportive health-care team.

Grandparent and his grand daughter.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

A healthy life with type 2 diabetes is possible with a good health plan and a supportive health-care team.

Pregnant mother having a check up with her physician.

Living with Gestational Diabetes

All pregnant women should be screened for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy.

A happy family running on a grass field.

Living with Prediabetes

Research has shown that if you manage your blood glucose when you have prediabetes, you can delay or prevent type 2 diabetes.

Anatomy of the human body.

Complications

Left untreated or improperly managed, diabetes can result in complications such as heart disease and nerve damage.

A women running to stay fit.

Healthy Living Resources

Taking care of your health should be your top priority. These resources on diet and nutrition, exercise, foot care and more will help you live well with diabetes.

A patient speaking with a member of her diabetes care team

Taking Charge of My Diabetes

Play the leading role in managing your diabetes. Take charge of your health with new tools from the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Vegetable ingredients

Recipes

Search our delicious collection of savoury and sweet diabetes-friendly recipes.

Children looking in a glass jar with interest

Kids, Teens & Diabetes

Whether your child or teen has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you will be the most important member of his or her health team.

Pregnant mother sitting on the grass.

Pregnancy & Diabetes

If you’re thinking of having a child, planning ahead can help ensure a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.

Canadian Parliament building

Know Your Rights

Learn about the rights of people living with diabetes and how to speak out against discrimination.

Participate in a Clinical Trial

Participate in a Clinical Trial

Interested in participating in a clinical trial? Learn more about how you can get involved in diabetes research.

A group of people smiling

Find a Program or Event

Find diabetes programs and events happening in your community.