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This first session in the series looks at the big picture of diabetes. Participants will learn some basic information about diabetes and its complications. People will be also be introduced to the rest of the Diabetes 101 series.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand what diabetes and prediabetes are
  2. Understand the risk factors for diabetes
  3. Understand the basic prevention and management strategies for diabetes and its complications
  4. Know where you can get help


Presented By: Kathleen Gibson RD CDE

Kathleen Gibson is a Registered Dietitian with Indigenous Services Canada. Kathleen has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 24 years, and is a Certified Diabetes Educator. Some of you may remember her from the time of SLICK! She is passionate about helping other people with diabetes live well and in a good way. Kathleen is grateful to work with you on this project.

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