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Understanding Diabetes: Our Health Depends On It

More than three million Canadians are living with diabetes, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Separating fact from myth is an important step in effectively managing the disease. Through patient profiles and interviews, this program helps to clarify common misconceptions about diabetes and takes a look at diabetes care in Canada. Watch interviews with health care providers who comprise the multidisciplinary team for diabetes care: endocrinologists, general practitioners, diabetes educators, pharmacists, dietitians and nurses. People with diabetes can lead a healthy, normal life - with self-motivation, determination and the help of a supportive health


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This program is funded by an educational grant from sanofi-aventis.


The Canadian Diabetes Association supports people living with diabetes through education, services, advocacy and research.
World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign for diabetes.