This Web site provides excellent information for people with diabetes and their families, including: What is Diabetes? • Living with Diabetes • Nutrition • Youth • Ordering Publications/Literature. The site includes a list of CDA Regional Offices in your community where you can go for information and to pick up literature.
American Diabetes Association Provides information on a variety of topics including Holiday Meal Planning. Note: In the United States, blood sugar is measured in mg/dl and in Canada blood sugar is measured in mmol/l. To convert from American to Canadian, divide by 18. For example: 72mg/dl = 4 mmol/l.
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
The Heart & Stroke Foundation Web site contains valuable information.
Information for patients, programs and resources, community contacts as well as the site for the Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network (COPN).
Thyroid Foundation of Canada
Includes patient educational material, upcoming lectures and events, contacts for the national and provincial chapters of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada.
Dietitians of Canada This informative site includes an interactive section called “Eat Well, Live Well” where visitors are invited to participate and learn by using a variety of tools, such as: EATracker • Let’s Make a Meal • Nutrition Challenges • Recipe Analyzer • Virtual Grocery Store • Virtual Kitchen
Last updated on: April 3rd, 2018