Diabetes is a condition that effects the body’s ability to produce or process insulin. Below is a list of resources to help families understand type 1 & 2 diabetes and the care involved with both conditions.

Web Content

General Information

Nutrition Information

Community Resources


Recommended Resources

These resources are available to borrow at the Family & Community Resource Centre. You can also check with your local library or with The Alberta Library for the availability of these resources.

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Thank you to our friends from the Diabetes Clinic at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and JDRF for their contributions.


This material is designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please contact your doctor or appropriate health care professional.

For more information contact the Child Health Information Specialist at 403-955-7745 or