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Public Health Agency of Canada
Diabetes in Canada: Facts and figures from a public health perspective

Health Canada – Diabetes

  • General information on the management of type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus
  • General information on the prevention of type 2 diabetes
  • Links to related resources, including:
    • the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
    • the National Diabetes Surveillance Strategy
Public Health Agency of Canada – Diabetes
  • General information on types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational diabetes mellitus and prediabetes)
  • Risk factors for diabetes
  • Managing diabetes – including diabetes medications, physical activity and nutritional considerations
  • Facts and figures on diabetes, including the cost of diabetes in Canada and the economic burden of illness
National Diabetes Surveillance System
  • Ongoing surveillance of diabetes and its complications in each province and territory, and in Aboriginal populations
  • A compilation of administrative health data regarding diabetes and its complications, including:
    • prevalence of diabetes
    • use of healthcare services
    • comorbidities
    • mortality rates
Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Information on the importance of healthy eating and physical activity
  • Smoking cessation information
  • Screening and treatment information
  • Primary prevention and health promotion initiatives
  • Research, surveillance, evaluation, monitoring initiatives