TORONTO, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - On Monday, April 8th the Canadian Diabetes Association, a global leader in diabetes care, will introduce the new 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada.
|WHAT:||Leading experts from the Clinical Practice Guidelines Expert Committee will unveil the new guidelines that highlight new recommendations for diabetes, including screening, treatment and care that will impact nine million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes. In addition, for the first-time ever, the 2013 Guidelines will include interactive web-based screening and decision-making tools for both patients and healthcare professionals.|
|WHEN:||Monday, April 8, 2013|
|WHERE:||522 University Ave|
|2nd Floor, Currie Room|
|Toronto ON M5G 2R5|
About the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada
Over the last five years, an expert committee of 120 professional volunteers reviewed and assessed all of the relevant published clinical data on the prevention and management of diabetes to launch the new Guidelines. Last updated in 2008, the Guidelines are designed to improve quality of care; reduce morbidity and mortality from diabetes and its complications; and improve quality of life for people living with diabetes and their families.
About the Canadian Diabetes Association
The Canadian Diabetes Association is a registered charitable organization, leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while we work to find a cure. Our professional staff and more than 20,000 volunteers provide education and services to help people in their daily fight against the disease, advocate on behalf of people with diabetes for the opportunity to achieve their highest quality of life, and break ground towards a cure. Please visit diabetes.ca, join us on facebook.com/CanadianDiabetesAssociation, follow us on Twitter @DiabetesAssoc, or call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464).
SOURCE: Canadian Diabetes Association
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