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Virtual Group Education Workshops

Interested in taking one of our Group Learning Workshops, but find it difficult to take time off work, or travel to the clinic? Our Diabetes Group Learning Workshops are now offered online! Click on the link below to check out available times and sign up.

If you are not a current patient of LMC, please submit a self-referral online in order to access our virtual workshops.

Small Group Education Workshops

Ask your LMC healthcare provider, or review the topics of our group workshops below, to help decide which group education workshops are appropriate for you.

*** Select group education workshops are available in other languages.

Workshops Offered

Living With Diabetes – What You Need to Know

Designed for: Anyone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes

Details:  

  • What is diabetes? (Physiology)

  • Common diabetes myths

  • Complications and prevention

  • Blood sugar targets and when to test

  • Understanding lab results

  • Medications

Handouts:

Nutrition and Lifestyle

Designed for: Anyone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes

Details:

  • How different foods affect blood sugars

  • Portion control

  • Planning balanced meals and snacks

  • Glycemic Index

  • Natural health products/artificial sweeteners

  • Physical activity

  • The best times to test your blood sugars

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More about Carbs – Carbohydrate Counting

Designed for: Anyone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes

Details:

  • What are carbohydrates and where to find them

  • Recommended carbohydrate intake

  • Reading and understanding food labels

  • How to count carbohydrates

  • Measuring tricks and resources

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Advanced Skills – Matching Your Insulin to Your Lifestyle

Designed for: Anyone using multiple daily insulin injections
*must attend carb counting session first

Details:

  • How to adjust your insulin doses based on your food intake

  • How to adjust your insulin doses for high blood sugars

  • Technology to help calculate meal time insulin doses

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Pattern Management – Understanding Your Blood Sugars

Designed for: Anyone using multiple daily insulin injections

Details:

  • How to detect patterns in your blood sugars

  • Different factors which affect blood sugar levels

  • How to make insulin adjustments on your own

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Conquering Cholesterol

Designed for: Anyone

Details:

  • Dietary factors which affect cholesterol levels

  • Understanding your lab results

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