Let's Talk About Technology & Diabetes

JANUARY – JUNE 2023
Workshop dates, times and location:

VIRTUAL Let’s Talk About Technology & Diabetes (Session 1 – For Type 1 & Type 2)
Date:
Thursday, January 26
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (Eastern Time)
NEW Location: IN-PERSON Workshop (Evergreen Seniors Centre – 683 Woolwich St., 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: Monday, January 30
Time: 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm (Eastern Time)
NEW Location: IN-PERSON Workshop (Evergreen Seniors Centre – 683 Woolwich St., Guelph)
*For all in-person workshops, please arrive 15 mins BEFORE class time starts.

 

 

For VIRTUAL webinars:

These workshops are run by trained professionals and are designed to be interactive. In order for the workshops to run effectively, your camera must be turned ON.

 

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 sessions, 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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