Share this page by email

Your personal information will not be stored or shared.



Getting Support

If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and are feeling overwhelmed, there are support programs and services across the country that can answer questions and provide advice on self-care. These resources offer information about diabetes signs and symptoms, food and lifestyle choices, and can empower you to lead a healthier life.

Learn more about programs Diabetes Canada is running your community here.

Resources by province

Keep talking

Make sure that you make time to talk to others. It’s important to stay connected with your circle of friends and family. It is also good to realize that there are others out there who are sharing your experience.

Local support groups are particularly useful:

Diabetes Canada

1-800 BANTING (226-8464)

For more information and support about diabetes in your area, click on a province or territory below, or search for a program or event in your community:

For more information on heart health

Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada

Phone: 416-730-8299



Click here for a list of other organizations dedicated to heart health.

older woman looking at doctor


Does someone you love have diabetes? If you’re interested in learning more about how to support someone with diabetes, you’ve come to the right place.

get more information


Please note:
This link will take you to a web site which is not part of This link does not imply an endorsement of, or affiliation with, or association of any kind between the web site at this link, the third party responsible for it, and the two Canadian pharmaceutical research-based companies (hereinafter referred as “the Companies”). In addition, the Companies are not responsible for the information contained or collected on this third party web site. Use of that web site is entirely at your own risk and subject to its terms and conditions of use including use of Personal Information. You may not create links from other web sites to without the prior permission of the Companies.

Cancel Continue