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Knowing is the first step towards achieving something great.


Please go through the below Questionnaire to find out if you are at higher risk of having pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes This link will open in a new window. Pre-diabetes is a condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. You can have pre-diabetes or undiagnosed type 2 diabetes without having any obvious warning signs or symptoms. 

Knowing your risk can help you to make healthy choices now that will reduce your risk or even prevent you from developing diabetes.

 

The Canadian Diabetes Risk Questionnaire

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/health-sante/disease-maladie/diabetes-diabete/canrisk/canrisk-eng.php

 

 

Additional Information


 


Together we will STOP Diabetes in the South Asian:

Harpreet Singh Bajaj, MD, MPH, ECNU

Endocrinologist, Brampton, ON

Research Associate, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
TV host, "Your Health" show, South-Asian Canadian Channel Y
Founder, "STOP Diabetes" Foundation

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Peel Away Diabetes Challenge:

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Healthy Meal and Snack Ideas:

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Healthy Menu Choices Act Excel:

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Types of Diabetes:

Types of diabetes

There are 3 types of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.  About 90% of Canadians living with diabetes have type 2 diabetes and only 5-10% have type 1 diabetes.  Read below to find out more about them and if you are still unsure...

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Is there a Diabetic Diet:

Is there a diabetic diet?

You may be wondering if there is a specific ‘diabetic diet’ that you have to follow if you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or diabetes. The answer is quite simple, there is no ‘diabetic diet’, it’s all about h...

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How can you STOP the risk of developing diabetes:

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5 WAYS TO EAT HEALTHY AT RESTAURANTS:

Making healthy choices can be a challenge when eating out, especially after the server announces all those mouth-watering, calorie loaded specials! You may even believe it’s easier to avoid eating out altogether. However, you can still enjoy a night of good food; all you need to do is keep ...

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Sprouted Moong Salad:

This refreshingly healthy and delicious salad is very versatile. Have it as a snack, as a side dish at your meal or make it the main event at breakfast or lunch.

2 cups sprouted moong

½ red onion, diced

2 tomatoes, diced

1 cup diced cucumber

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Vegetarian Sources of Protein:

Whether you have just recently given up meat, are a seasoned vegetarian, or want to give meatless Mondays a try, this post is for you! 

Many people think that meat is the only good source of protein and that people who adopt a vegetarian lifestyle are not getting the nutrition they...

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Rise and Shine Healthy Breakfast Options:

As we all know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Amongst several other benefits, it helps us maintain a healthy weight and fuels our bodies first thing in the morning.

For a healthy, balanced breakfast, combine carbohydrates and protein together. Here are some great opti...

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Healthy Recipe Videos:

Follow this link to watch easy to make and yet healthy recipes.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/stopdiabetesfoundation

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