Managing Diabetes

 

The main resource for your course is Diabetes.ca. Here you can find many supports before and after your education session. Try the Risk Assessment to learn if you or a family member are at risk for type 2 diabetes.

 

Another great place for information and videos is MyHealth.Alberta.ca. Type diabetes in the search bar and you will find information on many topics.

Nutrition Resources

Healthy Eating for Diabetes

Canada’s Food Guide

Fibre Facts

Setting Goals for Lifestyle Change

Label Reading the Healthy Way

Just the Basics (CDA)

Sugars and sweeteners (CDA)

Gestational Diabetes

Healthy Eating for Gestational Diabetes

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/nutrition/if-nfs- healthy-eating-gestational-diabetes.pdf

 

Gestational Diabetes (Diabetes Canada)

http://guidelines.diabetes.ca/docs/patient- resources/gestational-diabetes.pdf

Carbohydrates in Foods

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/nutrition/if-nfs- carbohydrate-in-foods(Pictorial).pdf

Basic Carbohydrate Counting (Diabetes Canada)

http://guidelines.diabetes.ca/docs/patient-resources/basic- carbohydrate-counting.pdf

Healthy Snacking to Help your Diabetes (optional)

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/nutrition/if-nfs- healthy-snacks-to-help-your-diabetes.pdf

Sugars and Sweeteners (optional)

https://guidelines.diabetes.ca/docs/patient-resources/sugars- and-sweeteners.pdf