Diabete Quebec was established in 1954, helping people with diabetes for 60 years. It has 40 affiliated association throughout Québec, a network of more than 130 diabetes education centers (hospitals, medical clinics, CLSC) and a Professional Council (CPDQ) created in 1979 with a membership of over 1 400 health care professionals involved in diabetes.
Inform, Raise awareness and Prevent.
Diabetes education programs designed for nutritionists, nurses, pharmacists, and other HCP on many themes
Scientific congress meeting in Oct/Nov with more than 1 000 participants from Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario
Conferences and awareness activities such as blood glucose testing provided to the community and to HCP
The Diabétaide education program for HCP and for people living with diabetes
Information stands, thematic lectures, health day activities in drugstores and in the workplace
InfoDiabète: a free diabetes information service, by phone or email, with nutritionists and nurse