Many Faces of Diabetes

The Many Faces of Diabetes project supports adult newcomer immigrants and refugees in the prevention and control of diabetes.
 
The project serves communities at a higher risk of developing diabetes: African, Afghan, Latino and South Asian. Services include Diabetes Screening Events and Self- Management groups for the prevention and control of diabetes with monthly meetings and workshops.

Culture-sensitive approaches are provided by cross-cultural health brokers from Afghanistan, Eritrea, India, Mexico, Colombia and Sudan who speak the following languages:

Amharic     Juba Arabic
Arabic        Pashto
Bilin           Punjabi
Dari           Spanish
Farsi          Tigrigna
Hindi          Tigre
 
For more information, please contact Irene Santos at isantos@umbrellacoop.ca
 
Generous support for this program has been provided by The Lawson Foundation.
 
 

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