Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects a growing number of North Americans. It is a health condition in which the body:
This results in a higher than normal blood sugar. Diabetes can be managed with healthy eating, physical activity, medication, and stress management.
For Patients and Families
The following links are from the Canadian Diabetes Association:
The following links are from the Canadian Diabetes Association. They are in PDF format.
For Health Professionals
Physicians can use the following forms to refer clients for adult, pediatric and gestational services:
South Island Referral Form (PDF)
Central and North Island Referral Form (PDF)