Diabetes Current

September, 2016

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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, the Canadian Diabetes Association 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

What do you really know about type 2 diabetes?

Learn more in our latest news release

"Most Canadians have someone in their life with type 2 diabetes, possibly even someone in their own family, but they don't worry about it because they think type 2 diabetes could never happen to them," says CDA President and CEO Rick Blickstead. "With this campaign, we want to educate people about the many risk factors and motivate them to find out their risk."

Learn more in our latest news release

Healthy Living

Register for our fall 2016 CDA Expos!

Register online today and join us!

Join us this fall in cities across Canada! These free events offer incredible opportunities to learn about diabetes self-management while connecting and motivating people living with diabetes.

Register online today and join us!

Don't miss our fall 2016 webinar series!

Register now for the free webinars of your choice

Join the CDA and our expert speakers for our fall series of webinar sessions, from the comfort of your own computer! Each webinar includes a 45-minute presentation followed by a brief Q&A session.

Register now for the free webinars of your choice

Frequently asked questions about starting insulin

Visit our website to watch and learn more

Using insulin for the first time can bring about a range of emotions. Feeling scared, frustrated and confused is normal, and so is having a long list of questions. Together with St. Michael's Hospital, we created a new video series to help people feel more comfortable about insulin injections.

Visit our website to watch and learn more

CDA Expo tweet chat with Dr. Ali Zentner

Review the highlights of the chat on Storify

Prior to the start of our fall CDA Expo series, we hosted a live tweet chat with Dr. Ali Zentner, our keynote speaker. Thanks to those of you who joined us to discuss lifestyle intervention and diabetes!

Review the highlights of the chat on Storify

This month's Digital Healthy Living Calendar Recipe

Visit our website to view this recipe and many more

Our chunky chicken, vegetable and rosemary stew recipe, from our 2016 Healthy Living Calendar, is a great one-pot meal to warm and soothe a hungry, weary body this fall. Don't forget to order or download your 2017 calendar!

Visit our website to view this recipe and many more

From the Summer 2016 digital issue of Diabetes Dialogue

Watch the video on our YouTube channel

This recipe video for our linguine with oven-dried tomatoes and roasted garlic was included in our latest digital issue. Visit our website to learn more and subscribe!

Watch the video on our YouTube channel

Support in Action

New school year brings new challenges for families with children living with type 1 diabetes

Find out how you can help

A supportive school environment is important for keeping students with diabetes safe and healthy. However, for many children with diabetes, they are sometimes stigmatized, left out of a full school experience or placed in vulnerable circumstances.

Find out how you can help

Where will your donation take you?

Book your free home pick-up online in seconds

From now until November 30, Clothesline and the CDA invite you to take part in our fall campaign. Schedule a free home pick-up for your gently-used clothing donations, and you could win a $5,000 travel voucher or one of ten $500 VISA gift cards!

Book your free home pick-up online in seconds

Regional News

Find an event in your area!

Visit our website to find an event near you

Learn more about the clinics, workshops, regional fundraisers and residential campaigns coming your way this month. Check our listings to see what's happening in your region!

Visit our website to find an event near you



Diabetes Current is a monthly e-newsletter published by the Canadian Diabetes Association. If you have any questions or comments, please contact the editor at enewsletters@diabetes.ca.

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