Diabetes 101

Please join us in a new ISC-FNIHB opportunity to learn more about diabetes. The Diabetes 101 series will focus on giving people culturally relevant information about the types of diabetes, the impact of historical trauma, ideas for prevention and management and how to work together with people living with diabetes. This series will consist of 10, one-hour sessions.


The 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 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: Katheen Gibson RD CDE

Kathleen Gibson is a Registered Dietitian with Indigenous Services Canada. Kathleen has lived with type 2 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.

Handouts: What do I know?What is Diabetes Presentation
 

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The second session of Diabetes 101 takes a closer look at the complications related to diabetes and prediabetes.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand how diabetes affects the body
  2. Identify and understand the complications of diabetes
  3. Understand the ABCDES to prevent and manage 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.

 

Handouts: Diabetes Complications Presentation

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Join us for the 3rd session of Diabetes 101. In this session, participants learn more about how history affects life of First Nations and learn about helping clients in a respectful manner.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand Historical Impacts and the effect it had/has on First Nations People
  2. Understand Healthy lifestyle “Pima’tisiwin”
  3. Understand the basics of diabetes
  4. Know how to help/guide clients in a respectful manner

Presented By: Lorraine Cardinal & Kay Half

Please Note: This session was originally scheduled for February 21, however, due to unforeseen circumstances this session was re-scheduled to March 7. 

Handouts: Historical References

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The fourth session of Diabetes 101 takes at how nutrition can help prevent and manage diabetes and prediabetes.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand why people eat the way they do
  2. Understand how different foods affect diabetes management
  3. Understand how timing of meals and portion sizes impact blood sugar control
  4. Identify strategies to promote healthy eating
  5. Know where you can get help

Presented: Kathleen Gibson RD CDE

 

Handouts: Diabetes Nutrition 101 Presentation

Recordings: CLICK HERE to access the recorded presentation

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