Public Calendar of Events

 

Date Event Description Time and Location
Ongoing
 

Craving Change

Craving Change™ is a free "how-to" workshop series focusing on helping you change your relationship with food. It will help you understand why you eat the way you do, and comfort yourself with food. It aims to help you change your thinking and change your eating.

For more information or to register, click here or call 1-866-337-3318.

Various locations and times
 

Diabetes, Healthy Feet & You Program

Diabetes, Healthy Feet & You is a peer-led workshop run by people like you who have experienced diabetic foot complications. At the workshop you'll learn how to enjoy an active life, keep your feet healthy, and prevent foot complications through good foot care practices.

For more information or to register, click here or call 1-866-337-3318.

Various locations and times
 

Group Lifestyle Balance Program™

A FREE program called "Group Lifestyle Balance Program" is being offered in the Waterloo Wellington region for people with prediabetes or who are at high risk for developing diabetes. This program is a 22 week program designed after the Diabetes Prevention Program developed by University of Pittsburgh.  If you are interested in learning more or attending this program, please click here

 

A new FREE virtual program, including a health coach, is also available for people with prediabetes or who are at high risk for developing diabetes. For more information, please click here

Various locations and times
 

Better Sleep

The Better Sleep workshop promotes better and a more restful sleep. During this free, 5 week group session you will learn strategies to help relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easily.

For more information or to register, click here or call 1-866-337-3318.

Various locations and times
 

Dial It Down- Relaxation and Stress Management

During this free, 5 week program you will get the opportunity to practice and develop strong skills in releasing body tension, calming and focusing the mind. Techniques are especially helpful in the self-regulation of headaches, muscle tension, insomnia, pain, anxiety, and panic attacks.

For more information or to register, click here or call 1-866-337-3318.

Various locations and times
 

Diabetes Fit

This FREE exercise program is for adults at risk of, or  diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. It is a12-week program with 2 sessions per week, led by YMCA certified exercise professionals. Sessions include education and exercise designed to help you get started with exercise and healthy eating.

For more information or to register for programs, click here

Various locations and times
April 2021
Apr 14

100 Years of Insulin: Celebrating its impact on our lives

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. To mark this occasion the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre, Diabetes Action Canada, and the University of Toronto Department of Medicine have brought together a group of speakers to share their diabetes stories.

 

Learn the latest approaches to using insulin, while hearing from people living with diabetes, and discover how we are changing the way research is done.

Click here for more information or to register.

Online

4:30pm - 8:15pm

Apr 22-25

Connected in Motion - Virtual Slipstream

Type 1 diabetes education community & peer-learning event.  For adults (18+) with Type 1 diabetes.

Click here to register

Online

 

May 2021
May 1

Dr. Pandey's 17th Annual Healthy Heart Day

 

Free virtual event, including topics about Mind, Body, and Spirit, such asVaccines and Weight Loss, Stress, Inactivity, and Heart Health, and De-stress and Relax.

 

Pre-register at 519-624-3511 or healthyheartday@rogers.com

Online

9:00am - 12:00pm

June 2021