Websites

American Diabetes Association:  diabetes.org 

It is a website that provides support for people who are at risk or are living with diabetes. It is very informative dealing with different aspects of diabetes, such as what is diabetes, dealing with different situations such as hypoglycemia, and how to self manage through food, activity and blood glucose testing. 

American Dietetic Association: www.eatright.org

This is a reliable and reputatable website put together by registered dietitians in the US. It is very user-friendly with current articles on food and nutrition and specific links to different sections based on age group and gender. 

BC Centre for Disease Control: www.bccdc.ca

This website has useful resources specific to vaccine recommendations for people living with diabetes (link), as well as information regarding prenatal care and need for good nutrition during pregnancy (link). 

BC Children’s Hospital Endocrinology & Diabetes Unit: bcchildrens.ca/Services/SpecializedPediatrics/EndocrinologyDiabetesUnit

BC Dairy Association (recipes):  bcdairy.ca/milk/recipes

Canadian Diabetes Association:  diabetes.ca

This is a website that provide information, resources and support to people at risk for or living with diabetes, their caregivers and health care professionals.   

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: www.inspection.gc.ca

This website has a Industry Labeling Tool that provides consolidated, reorganized and expanded labeling information. Information you can find include: Nutrition Facts Table, List of Ingredients, Allergen Declarations and Gluten Sources, Date Marking, Country of Origin Claims - Where is it from?, Composition Claims - What is it made of?, Nutrition Claims – Food recalls, Safe Food Handling and how to read food labels. 

Diabetes UK: www.diabetes.org.uk/home

This is a UK-based website that provide information, resources and support to people at risk for or living with diabetes, their caregivers and health care professionals.   

Dietetians of Canada: www.dietitians.ca

This is a website that provides information and resources to the general public and health care professionals about the dietetics profession and nutrition.  

Healthlink BC:  healthlinkbc.ca

Heart and Stroke Foundation:  heartandstroke.com

JDRF T1D Hub: http://www.jdrf.ca/t1dhub

This is a patient-friendly website, especially for newly-diagnosed Type 1 patients. 

Joslin Diabetes Centre: www.joslin.org 

Joslin is a global leader in diabetes education and research affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The website offers information for patients with diabetes and available research projects. 

Medline Plus Diabetes: medlineplus.gov/diabetes.html

This is a USA site with very good information on all aspects of diabetes care and a section on relevant journal articles

My eHealth:  myehealth.ca

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases: www.niddk.nih.gov 

This is an US website with information on different aspects of diabetes, specifically it includes a section on diabetes and pregnancy. 

PAL (Physical Activity Line):  physicalactivityline.com

Pharmacare:  health.gov.bc.ca/pharmacare

QuitNow BC:  quitnow.ca

USDA Nutrient Database:  ndb.nal.usda.gov