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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Let's Make Time to End Diabetes

Diabetes takes work. This Diabetes Awareness Month, let's all spend time learning about the reality of living with diabetes and advocating for a better future for everyone.

Virtual learning

Want to learn at your own pace? We’ve got options that allow you to learn from the comfort of your own home at your convenience.

WearBlue social activation#WearBlue this November!

Show your support for Diabetes Awareness Month by wearing blue.

Step 1: Pick your platform. Facebook, Instagram, or X (Twitter).

Step 2: Post a photo of yourself wearing blue (or get your family and friends, including pets, involved) and tell us how you're making time for diabetes this November.

Step 3: Include the hashtags, #LetsMakeTime, #WearBlue, and #DiabetesAwarenessMonth and tag @diabetescanada in your post.

Step 4: All posts with these hashtags and @diabetescanada tag will be reshared/retweeted to DC's Instagram/FB stories and X (Twitter) feed.

#LetsMakeTime and #WearBlue to support the 1 in 3 Canadians affected by diabetes.

Let's eat

Here's to enjoying your meals while managing your diabetes.

Signs and symptoms

  • Thirsty?

  • Going to the bathroom a lot?

  • Gaining weight?

  • Just not feeling like yourself?

You may experience various symptoms or nothing at all. Either way, see your doctor.

Learn more

Siobhan Brooks

“We spend a lot of time monitoring, managing and talking about diabetes, but we’re determined not to let it run our lives.”

Read Siobhan's story

Amy Moore

“People with type 2 diabetes often fall through the cracks. I had to learn to self-advocate.”

Read Amy's story

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