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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Part 1

Are you interested in learning more about Type 2 Diabetes? Do you want to take charge of your health and be empowered with a better understanding of Type 2 Diabetes?

If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you! 

This workshop series is ideal for people with:

  • A new diagnosis of pre-diabetes or  diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes and a desire to improve blood sugar control
  • A history of Gestational Diabetes and a desire to prevent diabetes in the future
  •  A family history of Type 2 Diabetes and a desire to reduce your risk of developing this condition

Part 1 of this series is led by a Registered Nurse. In this interactive session, we will focus on:

  • Differences between Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Myths and facts related to Type 2 Diabetes
  • Physiology of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Complications associated with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Blood tests to determine Type 2 Diabetes
  • Lifestyle management and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Medication(s) to manage Type 2 Diabetes

To ensure you get the most out of this series we will allow time for an open Q&A period at the end.

If you are having technical difficulties with registering online, please call 403-931-5121 for assistance.


  • Please read the confirmation email you will receive thoroughly as it contains the online workshop link and other important information.
  • Your partner/spouse or support person is welcome to attend this workshop with you. In addition to registering yourself, you will need to complete a separate registration form for them now.


  1. Type 2 Diabetes
  2. Targets & Goals
  3. Physical Activity and Diabetes
  4. Managing Your Blood Sugar
  5. Lows & Highs of Blood Sugar
  6. Hypoglycemia
  7. Foot Care

Upcoming Sessions

Wed, Dec. 16, 2020
Wed, Jan. 6, 2021
Mon, Jan. 18, 2021