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Online Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes 

Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes is a free online six week workshop series where people learn skills and tools to better manage their diabetes or pre-diabetes. All participants will receive the "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" resource book. Caregivers are welcome to register. We suggest that participants attend all six sessions of the workshop, where possible. All sessions are 2.5 hours per week. Use of computer camera and audio is required. Workshop is hosted using Zoom Platform.

 

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Session 1

  • What is Diabetes?
  • Monitoring
  • Introduction to Healthy Eating
  • Introduction to Action Plans

 

Session 2

  • Feedback and Problem-Solving
  • Guidelines for a Healthy Eating Plan (35 minutes)
  • Menu Planning
  • Dealing with Stress
  • Making an Action Plan

 

Session 3

  • Feedback and Problem-Solving
  • Preventing Low Blood Sugar
  • Focusing on Fat
  • Preventing or Delaying Complications
  • Making Decisions
  • Introduction to Physical Activity and Exercise
  • Making an Action Plan

 

Session 4

  • Feedback and Problem-Solving
  • Dealing with Difficult Emotions
  • Food Choices: Putting it All Together
  • Menu Planning
  • Making an Action Plan

 

Session 5

  • Feedback and Problem-Solving
  • Dealing with Depression
  • Positive Thinking
  • Relaxation Body Scan
  • Communication Skills
  • Endurance Activity: How much is enough?
  • Making an Action Plan

 

Session 6

  • Feedback and Problem-Solving
  • Strategies for Sick Days (15 minutes)
  • Foot Care (15 minutes)
  • Medication Usage
  • Working with Your Health Care Professional and Health Care System
  • Looking Back and Planning for the Future

                                                                                              

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Workshop Registration

 If you would like register for a diabetes workshop, go to Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes Workshop Registration or call 1-866-971-5545 for more information.



Get In Touch

1 (866) 971-5545
CE.Self-Management@lhins.on.ca