Time for change! Positive change! While being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may not have been at the top of your wish list, you will soon learn this condition is manageable without slowing you down.
Knowledge is power!
You will be amazed how much you have to learn about your body, all while making smarter, well informed decisions.
Key to success
To be successful at this game we call "diabetes" we encourage you to set realistic goals. Both long term and short term goals. Don't know to set appropriate goal? Don't worry, your care team will help you define and review goals on a regular basis.
Please do not worry about getting through these modules in one sitting, or even in the listed order. T2D is a life long journey of learning. Take this in at your own pace and learn about what interests you most first!
- Newly Diagnosed
- Those who have never received "formal" diabetes education
- Those in need of a T2D brush up
Module 1 - What is Diabetes
- What is Type 2 Diabetes
- The Ominous Octet - for those a bit more curious!
- Diagnostic Criteria
- Diabetes Progression
Module 2 - Physical Activity
- Physical Activity & Type 2 Diabetes
- Every Step Counts - everyday activities
- Motivation to Move!
Module 3 - Eating Well
- Pillars of Nutrition
- Identify Energy Giving Foods (Macronutrients)
- Nutrition Label
- The Plate Method
- Shop Well to Eat Well
Module 4 - Monitoring
Module 5 - Medications
Module 6 - Reducing Risks & Complications
Module 7 - Healthy Coping
- General Mental Health
- How Stress Affects Blood Glucose
- Ways to Manage Stress
- Depression or Distress?
- Sleep & Glucose Management
We look forward to guiding you through your journey with T2D!