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emotional support

A diagnosis of diabetes presents many emotional challenges, both for the person with diabetes and for their families and friends. We encourage you to use the information, resources and member support in this community to help you and your loved one maintain emotional well-being.

Although diabetes may eventually or already does fit naturally into your lifestyle, you may sometimes require support and help to get there. Your healthcare team and your family can help as can members here in our community. Please reach out for support. We are here to learn together and support each other.

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Long-distance caregiving for people with diabetes

long distance caregiving

The percentage of Canadians with diabetes doubles between the ages of 45 - 65. As the baby boomer generation ages, this is leading to a dramatic increase in the number of older Canadians with diabetes, and an increasing need for many of us to provide support for older family members. This is a particular challenge when family members are not close by.

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