Let's Talk About Technology & Diabetes

JULY – DECEMBER 2022
Workshop dates, times and location:

IN-PERSON Let’s Talk About Technology & Diabetes (Session 1 – For Type 1 & Type 2)
Date:
Wednesday, August 3
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Location: IN-PERSON workshop (Suite 212, 55 Wyndham St. N., Guelph)
*For all in-person workshops, please arrive 15 mins BEFORE class time starts.

IN-PERSON Let’s Talk About Technology & Diabetes (Session 2 – For Type 1)
Date:
Wednesday, August 10
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Location: IN-PERSON workshop (Suite 212, 55 Wyndham St. N., Guelph)
*For all in-person workshops, please arrive 15 mins BEFORE class time starts.

 

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is for individuals living with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes as well as their family members and support persons. Participants can enroll in one or both workshops.

*Please Note: As Insulin Pumps are not currently covered for most individuals living with Type 2 Diabetes, Session 2 is most relevant to those living with Type 1 Diabetes

 

How long is the workshop?

2 session, 1.5 – 2 hours each

 

What topics will be covered?

Session 1 – Continuous Glucose Monitoring (for Type 1 & Type 2)
  • What is Continuous Glucose Monitoring?
  • What devices are available in Canada and how to use them
  • How to make sense of the results
  • How to access funding
Session 2 – Insulin Pumps (for Type 1)
  • What are Insulin Pumps and how do they work?
  • What devices are available in Canada and how to use them
  • What is the Assistive Device Program (ADP) and how to apply

 

What will I gain from attending this workshop?

  • Review and discuss available technology including continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pumps
  • Learn about associated costs, funding opportunities and steps to upgrade current devices
  • Learn how technology can help you self manage your diabetes

 

Is there a booklet or any handouts for this workshop?

In your registration email, you will see a link to download the handouts for this workshop.

 

Facilitated by a Diabetes Educator

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You MUST pre-register for this workshop

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to attend

  • Registration opens 1 MONTH PRIOR to start date

  • This is a workshop and therefore its purpose is to deliver information in a supportive way – this is not a therapy or support group.

  • lN-PERSON and VIRTUAL workshop policies: https://www.guelphfht.com/wellness-matters-terms-conditions/

For ONLINE WORKSHOPS: The link to virtual webinars are sent in the registration confirmation email. If you don’t see this email in your inbox, be sure to check junk/spam folder.

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