Diabetes Canada December 2018

December, 2018

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In the News

How does diabetes impact your daily life?

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Help us end the diabetes epidemic for the 11 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes. Tell us about the challenges you (or someone you love) have in managing diabetes, and the difference a national strategy might make. This will help us strengthen our voice to government for our #Diabetes360 strategy.

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Enjoy the Diabetes Canada Podcast

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Professor Michael Riddell returns to talk about diabetes and exercise. His latest research focuses on ensuring people can safely maintain an active lifestyle when living with diabetes. Listen on iTunes, Google Play, or Spotify.

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Healthy Living

This month's Healthy Living Calendar recipe

A glass dish containing wild rice, bell peppers, walnuts and raisins

Wild rice, bell peppers, walnuts, and raisins are all part of the mix in Fiesta Rice. Wild rice has a rich nutty flavour, and contains almost twice as much protein and dietary fibre as brown rice.

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Savour the flavour

Make tastier meals all year-round with the help of dried herbs and spices.

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Sponsored Content

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Sponsored content: The sweetness of nature

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Everyone craves a little sweetness sometimes. But when you are living with diabetes, a sugar craving can come at a high cost, potentially resulting in high blood-sugar levels and unwanted calories.

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Support in Action

Decluttering is easier than ever!

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Now you can choose your preferred pickup date when you schedule your free home pickup online! Your donation of gently used clothing and goods helps us support 11 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes.

Visit our website to book your free home pickup

My initial reaction to my diabetes diagnosis? Fear

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Diabetes Canada volunteer Oria James shares her story

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

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