Diabetes Current

November, 2017

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In the News

Take the test and learn your risk!

Visit diabetestest.ca to take the test in minutes

One in three Canadians already has diabetes or prediabetes and many don't know it. This fall, Diabetes Canada is calling on all Canadians to take the #type2test and learn their risk for type 2 diabetes!

Visit diabetestest.ca to take the test in minutes

Diabetes Canada advocates for Disability Tax Credit

Learn more and contact your MP

People living with type 1 diabetes need fair and equitable access to the Disability Tax Credit. Diabetes Canada and JDRF Canada united to speak with the Minister of National Revenue about our proposed solutions to this vital issue.

Learn more and contact your MP

Sugar in the spotlight for Diabetes Awareness Month

Read about Canada's progress in reducing sugar consumption

"Diabetes Canada has been raising the alarm about the direct connection between the consumption of sugar sweetened beverages and type 2 diabetes risk," says our Chief Science Officer, Dr. Jan Hux.

Read about Canada's progress in reducing sugar consumption

Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta on the Diabetes Canada Podcast

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On Episode Six of the Diabetes Canada Podcast, we talk to McGill University's Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta about the stigma faced by people living with type 1 diabetes, and how the spouse of a woman with gestational diabetes may be at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

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Healthy Living

Thanks for joining us at the 2018 Professional Conference!

Watch our Facebook Live interviews with leading researchers

Over the course of four days this month, the Shaw Centre in Edmonton was home to more than forty dynamic and innovative sessions by prominent researchers and professionals. Thank you for making it such a successful conference!

Watch our Facebook Live interviews with leading researchers

Don't miss our type 1 diabetes webinar series!

Visit diabetes.ca/webinars to register today

Join us for a series of free webinars hosted by leading experts on travelling with diabetes, budgeting for diabetes health costs, and new and emerging advances in diabetes management.

Visit diabetes.ca/webinars to register today

This month’s Healthy Living Calendar Recipe

Download your free copy of the calendar

Roasted veggies with prosciutto add many wonderful flavours to this earthy, rich Italian vegetable minestrone. Omit the prosciutto for a vegetarian option.

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How do you manage stress?

Visit myDC to learn more and join the discussion

A bad day at work, a visit to the dentist, too much to do at home, bumper-to-bumper traffic—any of these can send your stress levels through the roof. If you are already living with diabetes, stressful situations can lead to spikes in your blood sugar levels.

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Research in Progress

Diabetes Canada celebrates top diabetes experts

Learn more about this year's award recipients

Earlier this month at our annual Professional Conference, we were proud to honour health-care professionals whose work has made a significant impact in the areas of diabetes research, management or care.

Learn more about this year's award recipients

Support in Action

Make history with a personalized brick from Banting House!

Visit diabetes.ca/buyabrick to learn more

Insulin has been saving lives for almost one hundred years. You can celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month and build upon the work of Dr. Banting by purchasing a personalized, commemorative brick at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada.

Visit diabetes.ca/buyabrick to learn more

Declutter with Diabetes Canada for a chance to win!

Visit our website to book your home pick-up

From now until November 30, every donation you make through Diabetes Canada’s free home clothing pick-up gives you a chance to win a $5,000 travel voucher that can be used anywhere around the world, or one of 10 $500 VISA gift cards.

Visit our website to book your home pick-up

Don't forget about Giving Tuesday!

Visit diabetes.ca/donate to give today

With your support, we can continue to transform diabetes awareness, prevention and care to help End Diabetes for millions of people. When you give on Tuesday, November 28, please give to Diabetes Canada.

Visit diabetes.ca/donate to give today



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