What will I learn during this Information Session?
Carb Counting 101 if a self-management session facilitated by a Registered Dietitian Diabetes Educator and is designed specifically for:
- People with diabetes or pre-diabetes
- Friends and families that support others living with diabetes
With completion of this session the participants can expect to develop a greater understanding of:
- Sources of carbohydrate in the diet
- The role of carbohydrates
- Carbohydrate counting
- Who can carbohydrate count
- Benefits of carbohydrate counting
Who can attend?
This session is open to patients of the Family Health Team and they are encouraged to bring along significant others who are also involved in their eating routines. Please let us know if you will be bringing an additional person for seating estimates.
How do I register?
If you belong to the Barrie and Community Family Health Team, you can register online by clicking the Register Now link above or by calling (705) 721-0370 x2 and speaking with one of our Administrative Assistants. They will let you know the date, time, and location of the next available session. You can also ask your health professional (MD, NP, RN, Pharmacist, RD) at your next appointment to refer you to the program.
Classes run based on demand but approximately once every 1-2 months, times vary.
Class size varies between 5-20 persons, dependent on registration and room size.