Diabetes Advantage is an online group program for people with Type 2 Diabetes. The course is lead by a registered dietitian and registered psychotherapist (in training) who both have extensive knowledge in managing Diabetes.
In these sessions you will learn exactly what you should and shouldn't eat for your Type 2 Diabetes. These sessions are broken down into short & easy to understand modules. In these sessions you will get practical and simple strategies to implement in your day to day life. You will learn how to improve your blood sugars and how to apply what you have learnt to every day situations.
By the end of the program you will have an excellent understanding of what to eat and how to manage eating with Type 2 Diabetes in your every day life
These discussion sessions are run by our registered psychotherapist. You will have an opportunity explore diabetes acceptance, diabetes fatigue and stress management techniques. You will be taught easy to implement practical skills on how to deal with these aspects of your diabetes in your day to day living.
The aim of these sessions is to help you better understand how to cope with your Type 2 Diabetes and to improve your overall mental well being
Learn to read food labels and to shop like a pro for your Diabetes in this section of the course. No more guessing or buying unnecessary speciality foods.
As the course progresses you will learn how to eat out and what foods to choose when you are out.
There will be time dedicated to meal planning where everyone on the course will be given resources to plan meals at home. There are also bonus recipes to get your started.
Resources such as your course workbook, blood sugar diaries, recipes, notes from the sessions, worksheets, diabetes information resources (such as snack lists, how to read food labels etc) will all be available on the teaching platform for you to download.
Join like minded people going through a very similar experiences. The group support and camaraderie is fabulous and really adds to the experience of the course. You won't be going through this alone! You will not only have our support but also the support of everyone on the course.