BEAT DIABETES PROGRAM

Give yourself the best chance at reversing type 2 diabetes


... Type 2 diabetes can be understood as a POTENTIALLY REVERSIBLE metabolic state …”

Taylor, R in Diabetes Care, April 2013

Type 2 diabetes is a potentially reversible disease. By adopting certain lifestyle changes, you can give yourself the best chance at fighting and even beating diabetes.

BEAT DIABETES is a 3-month medically-guided comprehensive program and support group to address type 2 diabetes. By combining the latest science on nutrition and lifestyle medicine with clinical care, education and social support, Beat Diabetes can help you address type 2 diabetes in a compassionate, supportive and safe environment.


The Program

Purpose: Support individuals with type 2 diabetes to adopt an optimal lifestyle with the goal of potentially reversing diabetes

Includes

  • Bi-weekly support group sessions: short health talk + learn from your peers

  • Addresses the root issues in type 2 diabetes

  • Comprehensive approach that covers the various aspects of lifestyle medicine

  • Continuously updated to reflect latest evidence and best practices in diabetes care

  • Clinic staff committed to compassionate and quality care


Program approach: Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle medicine uses evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches to prevent, treat and often times even reverse many of the leading chronic diseases of today, including type 2 diabetes and obesity. 

Is lifestyle medicine effective for diabetes?

 Visit the  American College of Lifestyle Medicine  or click  here  to learn more about lifestyle medicine

Visit the American College of Lifestyle Medicine or click here to learn more about lifestyle medicine


Who Can Participate?
Those with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

 

Program Cost

This program is eligible for reimbursement/coverage in health benefits and insurance plans that cover naturopathic medicine. Please check with your health insurance provider. 


Total cost: $300

Initial Registration - $200
Final instalment (at end of program) - $100

This includes labs and blood work, doctor consultations, support group and education sessions, practical tools and resources.


Dates: October - December 2018

Free info session: September 25, 2018;  6:30 - 7:30 pm
Registration deadline: October 05, 2018


Location

North York Lifestyle Medicine Clinic
(4150 Chesswood Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

 

Session Dates

Free info session: September 25;  6:30 - 7:30 pm

Initial doctor's consultations: October 08 - 11

Support group session dates:

  1. Tues, Oct 16 (7:00 - 8:00 pm) 

  2. Tues, Oct 30 (7:00 - 8:00 pm) 

  3. Tues, Nov 06 (7:00 - 8:00 pm) 

  4. Tues, Nov 13 (7:00 - 8:00 pm)

  5. Tues, Dec 04 (7:00 - 8:00 pm)

Follow-up doctor's consultation: December 10 - 14

Final group session + appreciation: - Tues, Dec 18 (7:00 - 8:00 pm)


Topics:

Diabetes: Can it be Reversed?
Weight loss & diabetes
Eat to beat diabetes
Exercise and diabetes
Gut health
Sleep
Stress management
Choosing better: temperance & moderation



Have a question?

Text us at 647-853-3455
or submit the form below


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