Pre-Diabetes Education Program

Pre-Diabetes Education Program


Program Overview

This program educates patients on behavior changes that can be made in order to prevent type 2 diabetes.


Appointment Details

Patients are referred by their primary care provider to our Registered Dietitian.


What is Pre-Diabetes?

  • Pre-diabetes refers to blood glucose levels that are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
  • Nearly 50 percent of those with pre-diabetes will go on to develop type 2 diabetes so it is important to get tested early and start making positive changes to your lifestyle.
  • The risk for type 2 diabetes is higher as you grow older, the Canadian Diabetes Association recommends screening by testing fasting plasma glucose for everyone once they reach age 40 and every three years after that. If you have risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, you should be tested more frequently or start screening earling.


The Good News

Research has shown that if you take steps to manage your blood glucose when you have pre-diabetes, you can delay or prevent type 2 diabetes from developing,
You may be able to reduce blood glucose (sugar) levels with simple lifestyle changes, such as increasing your physical activity and enjoying a healthy, low-fat meal plan.


For More Information on Pre-Diabetes

Visit Diabetes Canada website:


Program Flyer

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