The University of Victoria recently offered a six-session Diabetes Self-Management Workshop in Punjabi at the Vedic Hindu Cultural Society in Surrey.
More than 40 person participated in the program and learned about how to manage diabetes in their daily life and live actively.
The program is evidence-based and standardized, and was developed at Stanford University’s Patient Education and Research Centre.
More workshops are being planned.
There is no cost and all the materials are provided free to participants.
Workshops are facilitated by Jay Bains and Parminder Rai, with the help of Sarwan Dhillon and Harbinder Bains.
If you are interested in participating in the workshop, call Jay Bains at 604-763-6523.