With eleven million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes, Canada is facing a diabetes epidemic. Adults coping with diabetes are more likely to experience related illnesses such as hypertension, kidney disease and stroke compared to those without diabetes. As the most accessible health care provider, pharmacists have an important role to play in the in prevention, screening and the management of the disease. Our practice resources to support you in your efforts to help your patients better manage their diabetes and ease the strain of chronic disease on the health care system include:
Therapeutic Nutrition: An Emerging Model for Interdisciplinary Collaboration* (November 21, 2019)
Prevention and management of diabetes: What is new and exciting in the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines* (February 23, 2019)
Pharmacists: An Integral Member of the Diabetes Care Team* (December 5, 2018)
Pharmacists on the Diabetes Care Team: Q&A Document (January 2019)
The CANRISK Diabetes Screening Tool (2016)
Interactive and downloadable tools and patient guides in multiple languages. Developed by PHAC.
*CPhA associates only
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