Who we are ?

Diabetes Québec is:

  • a non-profit association that has been supporting people living with diabetes since 1954
  • an advocate for the interests and rights of people living with diabetes

Diabetes Québec is also a reliable source of current and accurate information:

  • on the Web at diabete.qc.ca (since 1999)
  • through InfoDiabetes, our bilingual information and referral service via telephone, email and chat
  • through our quarterly magazine, Plein Soleil (since 1959) (French only)

Diabetes Québec strives to improve knowledge and best practices in diabetes education, and funds diabetes research …

  • through the Diabetes Québec Professional Council (since 1980)
  • through its Accreditation Committee for Diabetes Education Centres (since 1995)
  • by awarding scholarships to Québec students and leading researchers in the Province. Nearly $6.5 million in the past 30 years.

Diabetes Québec is a credible and active intervener with …

  • ad hoc working  committees created by various levels of government
  • the International Diabetes Federation