The purpose of Diabetes Québec’s website is to offer reliable, up-to-date and user-friendly information about diabetes to people living with diabetes, their family members, friends and colleagues, as well as to health professionals.


The website’s content and the tests mentioned on this site do not in any way constitute or replace a medical consultation. This information is made available to users for information purposes only and does not, under any circumstances, constitute a recommendation for treatment or a diagnosis.

Only a consultation with a doctor can diagnose and treat diabetes.


The texts on this website have been written specifically for this website. They have been read, corrected and reviewed by one or more health or communications professionals. Some texts are adapted from the magazine Plein Soleil, a Diabetes Québec publication. Diabetes Québec maintains editorial independence for all content on its website.

The texts usually include a signature, the date they were originally written and the date they were revised, as well as the source(s) of the information.

The editorial committee is composed of Ms. Valérie Savard, Dt.P., M.Sc., Dietitian-Nutritionist, and Ms. Julie St-Jean, Dt.P., ÉAD, Dietitian-Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator. The professional health care authors who contribute to the content of this website receive no financial compensation from the pharmaceutical industry or their laboratories or from any manufacturer of medical products or supplies.

Copyright: texts

Diabetes Québec holds the copyright to the texts published on its website, unless otherwise indicated at the end of a text.

All requests to use the texts must be sent in writing to Ms. Julie St-Jean, Dietitian-Nutritionist and Professional services coordinator at Diabetes Québec, at [email protected] and must specify the context of use.

Copyright: photos and graphics

The photos and graphics belong to their respective authors and written permission must be obtained before they can be reproduced. All requests for reproduction permission must be sent in writing to Ms. Julie St-Jean, Dietitian-Nutritionist and Professional services coordinator at Diabetes Québec, at [email protected].

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Personal Information

Diabetes Québec compiles, in its database, the information voluntarily provided by donors, members or people who purchase materials. All this information remains strictly confidential. Diabetes Québec does not sell, rent or transfer the information contained in its database under any circumstance or in any form whatsoever. Although it is possible to know who visits its website, Diabetes Québec only uses this information for statistical purposes in order to better meet user needs.


Diabetes Québec does not sell advertising space on its website. Diabetes Québec pays for the development and management of its site. Diabetes Québec’s funding comes from membership dues and from personal and corporate donations.

Useful links

Diabetes Québec provides a section of hyperlinks to other websites. These hyperlinks are provided for informational purposes only. Diabetes Québec does not endorse any product and cannot in any way be held responsible for the content of the suggested websites.

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