Resources


 

ChildrenWithDiabetes.com – the global online community for families of children with diabetes. This group holds phenomenal conferences around the world. Strongly recommended is to sign up for their weekly newsletter of what’s new in the diabetes community – contains links to current research, conferences, news, blogs, publications, and more.

 


 

JDRF.ca– the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada. Contains news of local chapters and events throughout the country. Strongly recommended to contact your local chapter and be added to the ‘Dear Supporters’ email listing of local happenings in your community.

 


 

DiabetesAdvocacy.com – the one-stop shop for all things diabetes-related in Canada. We have found this website to contain the best information on applying for Federal Disability Tax Credit, and Canada-specific events, advocacy initiatives, treatment options, government support, etc.

 


 

IntegratedDiabetes.com – a consulting service operating out of the US, but available to Canadians (fees apply). Operated by the author of Think like a Pancreas, online support and Diabetes University are available. Recommended for those having difficulty getting their A1C under control. Contains an excellent summary of news from the American Diabetes Association 73rd annual Scientific Sessions held in Chicago in June 2013 – lots happening in the world of diabetes!

 


 

Diabetes.ca – Diabetes Canada  (formerly CDA) was recommended for their excellent in-school presentations and advocacy initiatives, notably the Recommended Standards of Care for Students with Diabetes in School.

 


 

Dietitians.ca – the Dietitians of Canada. Contains a link to a free Recipe Analyzer where you can enter your own recipes to produce nutritional information. Strongly recommended for anyone who needs to know accurate carb counts.

 


 

Pediatric Diabetes Education Centre – Edmonton – although no website at this time, this is the address for the Pediatric Diabetes Education Centre here in Edmonton at the Stollery Hospital. They offer free workshops to families and caregivers of children with diabetes.

 


 

Toolkit for Adults with T1D – JDRF Canada’s assistance for newly diagnosed T1D adults. Includes tools that talk about the diagnosis, emotions and psychological impacts and long-term challenges of type 1 diabetes.

 


 

DiabetesCareCommunity.ca: a Canadian online resource for families of people living with diabetes. The website allows people to learn new and pertinent information from health care professionals and provides the opportunity to connect with other Canadians to share experiences and provide support.

 


Diabetes Express:

Diabetes Express was created in 2005 to meet the needs of the ever growing market for diabetic supplies and services. Our website was developed to better serve existing customers and extend our services to new customers across Canada.

 


 

tudiabetes  is an Online Community where the members help each other out, educate ourselves and share the steps we take every day to stay healthy while living with this very serious condition.