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Online Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes 

Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes is a free online seven 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 seven sessions of the workshop, where possible. The first session is a 30 minute mandatory orientation. All other 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

  • Mandatory 30 minute workshop orientation using Zoom

  

Session 2

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

 

Session 3

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

 

Session 4

  • 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 5

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

 

Session 6

  • 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 7

  • 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