Active Living and Diabetes: Building on our Successes - June 2008

Active Aging Canada Diabetes Project - Completed 2005
Diabetes is a chronic disease, and is a major public health issue especially as our population ages. More than 1.5 million Canadians have diabetes and another 750,000 have the disease but are unaware of it. Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, or type 2 diabetes, occurs usually after the age of 40 and is the most common form of the disease. Diabetes is a condition that progresses with age and can lead to cardiovascular disease and other debilitating health problems.

Your Personal Passport to Healthy Living - PDF

Resources for Diabetes Prevention

View and Order Resources

Your Personal Passport to Healthy Living

Community Leaders’ Guidebook

Facilitation Tips for Community Leaders - PDF Format

Introduction to Your Personal Passport to Healthy Living - YouTube Video

Introduction to the Community Leaders Guidebook - YouTube Video

Active Aging Canada Guidebook Video Comments - Short Survey

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Healthy Aging and Connected Living

Empowering Aging Canadians

The Urban Polling