Resources for Diabetes Prevention and Management

If you are living with diabetes or supporting someone with diabetes, check out these useful resources like cookbooks, websites and support groups.


Do you need help with diabetes-friendly meal ideas? Cookbooks can help! Look for these books at your local library or bookstore.

Check out recipes on the Canadian Diabetes Association’s website and this Diabetes Menu Plan.                           

Stand Up to Diabetes Program

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has a program called Stand Up to Diabetes, which has tools and information to help with diabetes management. Watch videos that can help with:

  • Managing your nutrition (specific information is available for South Asian, First Nations, Caribbean and East Asian populations)
  • Managing your weight
  • And more! 

Get your Diabetes Passport to help you keep track of your diabetes care plan. Find fact sheets on preventing and managing diabetes. They are available in 13 languages. 


These websites provide more information about diabetes:

Support Groups

Connecting with other people living with diabetes can help you get the support and information you need. Contact the Canadian Diabetes Association to find out about diabetes support groups in your area.

Bottom line

There are many websites, tools and resources to help you manage diabetes. Stay informed by using these helpful links. You can also call EatRight Ontario at 1-877-510-510-2 or send an email for information and advice on managing your diabetes.

You may also be interested in 

All about Diabetes Education Programs
Diabetes Recipe Booklets

Last Update – October 9, 2016

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