Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to sufficiently produce or use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Diabetes can also be a temporary condition related to pregnancy. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to long-term organ damage or death. Along with other chronic diseases, Type II diabetes is a health outcome related to lifestyle risk factors such as diet and physical activity. This page contains documents and resources related to diabetes.



Seminar: A local food environment policy framework: How to take action and measure change in Ontario

This session will summarize current policies supporting healthy Canadian and American municipal food environments and present the Local Food-EPI framework and inventory as a resource for local governments to take action in their jurisdictions.

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Updated 21 Feb 2019