Diabetes 101 – Understanding The Basics


Join our Registered Dietitian for this 90 min session for people with prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes. You will learn:

  • What pre diabetes/diabetes means
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Complications of the disease
  • What your lab results for blood sugar control mean
  • How meal timing affects your blood sugar
  • Which foods affect your blood sugar and which ones don’t
  • How to meal plan for diabetes and prediabetes
  • What other factors affect blood sugar

By taking part in this program, participants will gain:

  • The opportunity to have your diet questions answered by a Registered Dietitian
  • A resource package to help you make sustainable changes
  • Self-management skill building

Helpful Resources:

Diabetes Canada



RESOURCES for past/present program participants. Password required.



This program is open to the community. We are running it in partnership with STAR Family Health Team.

To register for our Happy Valley Family Health Team sessions please call:
Town of St. Marys – Friendship Centre : 519-284-3272 or
Happy Valley Family Health Team: 519-284-3450 x 3100

To register for STAR Family Health Team session please Click Here.

Upcoming Classes:

STAR Family Health Team – Stratford:
Happy Valley Family Health Team – St. Marys:


We are located in the ‘Tradition Mutual Centre for Wellness’ at the north side of the ‘St Marys Memorial Hospital’ – NOT the emergency department side. 

1st Floor: Our Doctor’s offices

2nd Floor: Our Allied Health Professionals

268 Maiden Lane, St Marys, Ontario N4X 1B7

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