Living Well SE OntarioSelf-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario


The Living Well with Diabetes Workshop provides information and teaches skills to help manage your diabetes daily, prevent complications, and live healthier. Gain the confidence and motivation to better manage your symptoms and the challenges of living with diabetes.

This free workshop is for people living with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes as well as their caregivers and family members. Participants meet for 2.5 hours, once a week for 6 weeks.

Session 1

  • Overview of self-management
  • Making an action plan
  • Nutrition/healthy eating

Session 2

  • Preventing low blood sugar
  • Problem-solving/feedback

Session 3

  • Preventing Complications
  • Fitness/exercise
  • Stress management

Session 4

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Difficult emotions
  • Monitoring blood sugar

Session 5

  • Depression
  • Medications
  • Effective communication

Session 6

  • Working with your healthcare professional
  • Skin and foot care
  • Planning for the future

To download a printable handout with information about the workshop, please click here.

Contact Us

Self-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario

Kingston Community Health Centres
263 Weller Avenue
Kingston, ON  K7K 2V4
Tel: 613-542-2949 ext.1179
Fax: 613-542-7657