TNDMS - The National Diabetes Management Strategy
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Boot Camp Faculty:

Betty Harvey

Betty Harvey is a Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner with the Primary Care Diabetes Support Program at St. Joseph’s Health Care, in London, Ontario.
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Amanda Mikalachki

Amanda Mikalachki is the lead CDE with St. Joseph's Primary Care Diabetes Support Program in London, Ontario.
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Stewart B. Harris

Dr. Harris is a Professor at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario, in London, Ontario, Canada. He holds the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management as well as the Ian McWhinney Chair of Family Medicine Studies.  He has appointments in the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and is a Research Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute.

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Sonja Reichert

Dr. Sonja Reichert is an Assistant Professor and Clinician Researcher at the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine/Department of Family Medicine at Western University in London, Ontario.

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Primary Care Diabetes Boot Camp...

Resources, Tools and Links



The following links and resources are provided for the convenience and use of Boot Camp participants. The Boot Camp faculty assume no responsibility for how these forms are used once they are downloaded, nor any responsibility for changes made to the forms, nor responsibility for any errors as a result of the forms being altered in any way. Boot Camp materials are the sole property of the authors and may not be adapted or reproduced in any way without the express consent of the authors.




Links to General Diabetes Information

Disclaimer: These sites are listed for the convenience and information of visitor to The National Diabetes Management Strategy website, which assumes no responsibility for the content of the sites linked below.

  1. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
    Website: program/cdpm/index.html

    • Description of the framework for the Ontario Ministry’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Management program.
    • Link to the full document, Preventing and Managing Chronic Disease: Ontario’s Framework.
    • Link to the CDPM “Logic Model,” an integrated, coordinated system for the prevention and management of chronic diseases.
    • Chronic Disease Prevention and Management  “success stories” from Ontario communities.

  2. Canadian Diabetes Association – Resources for Healthcare Professional

    • Links to various tools to assist healthcare professionals in managing their patients with diabetes.
    • Links to the peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Diabetes, and newsletters of interest to family physicians and diabetes educators.
    • The 2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines Tool Kit contains information from key themes of the 2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada, including a sample patient flow chart (see Appendix 2, page S195-S196).
    • Nutritional information tools, including:
      • The Glycemic Index, which assists healthcare professionals in helping their patients with diabetes choose healthy meals that include the glycemic index concept.
      • Just the Basics: Healthy Eating for Diabetes Management and Prevention and Beyond the Basics.
      • Managing Weight and Diabetes
      • Eating Away From Home
      • Alcohol and Diabetes

  3. Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose - Web Cast Lecture IDF - World Congress, 2009 Montreal by Dr. W. Polonsky - The Accu-Chek 360º View Outcome Study

Links to Diabetes Suppliers

  1. Diabeaters Creative Diabetes Education Resources
    A wide variety of teaching tools for diabetes educators can be purchased here, including:
    • Portion control plate, to teach patients about the "plate method" of meal consumption
    • Teaching foot
    • Glucose wands

  2. Canadian Association of Wound Care Website:
    The Canadian Association of Wound Care sells sensory testing monofilaments in packets of 20; they can be purchased with or without accompanying instruction cards. The National Diabetes Management Strategy Links and Resources



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