Walk and Talk is a free eight-week program to keep you up to speed on your diabetes care and prevention!

Date & Time

Ongoing


Session 1:  Wednesday evenings 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. (June 21 to August 9, 2017)

    

Session 2:  Monday mornings 10 to 11:30 a.m. (September 18 to November 13, 2017)

    

From 10 steps to 10,000 steps, rain or shine, inside or outside, there will be an option for everyone to get moving, gather information, and meet others!

Each week will include a short informative talk by a local health and wellness specialist, followed by a walk. Topics will include:

  • Active living and tips to get motivated
  • Healthy eating and glycemic index
  • Foot care, footwear and neuropathy
  • Emotional well-being
  • Understanding blood sugar levels
  • Medications
  • Cardiovascular, eye, dental health and more

No cost to register!

Speaker highlights this year include:

Dr. Michael Jones, M.D., Cook Street Medical Clinic
Diabetes overview and the latest research

Lisa Macdonell, R.N., Island Health
Don’t tiptoe around foot care!

Cheri Wu, R.D.H., Focus on Dental Hygiene
Prevent complications: Keep your mouth healthy 

Liz McCarter, Wellness Coordinator, Yakimovich Wellness Centre
Steps to connect…

Cindy Chen, Pharmacist, C.D.E., Heart Pharmacy
Medications & the role of your pharmacist in diabetes care

Suitable for people with diabetes, prediabetes, those who care for them or who would like to know more.