Diabetes, Healthy Feet
and You

Step ahead towards a healthier you


A variety of individuals, clinics, and organizations exist to help you manage your diabetes, look after your feet, or treat a foot problem. Do you have a foot problem you need help with? Are you looking for education about diabetes? Would you like to contact a foot care professional? Do you need to find a specialty shoe store? *

Find resources in your community

Find a foot care professional

A variety of different foot care professionals can help you prevent and manage foot problems, including the professionals listed below. In addition, specialty shoe stores are very convenient for people with diabetes, as they carry a range of footwear designed to protect your feet.

Find a foot care professional or specialty shoe store in your area by clicking the appropriate link. 

Chiropodists and podiatrists specialize in treating foot diseases, disorders and dysfunctions. 

Pedorthists specialize in orthotics, footwear and footwear modifications

Foot care nurses

Find a diabetes education centre

The Diabetes Canada maintains a list of Diabetes Education Centres in Canada and updates it regularly. Click to find a diabetes education centre near you. If there is no diabetes education centre near you, call the CDA Contact Centre at 1-800-BANTING (226-8464) for information on diabetes and diabetes-related programs and services offered by Diabetes Canada.

Other organizations and information about diabetes

A variety of organizations are involved in helping persons with diabetes, and many of them have provincial chapters. Links to some of these organizations are provided here.

  • Diabetes Canada: Education, information, support, and assistance to Canadians with diabetes
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada: Education, information, support, and assistance to Canadians with heart disease or risk factors for stroke and heart disease, like persons with diabetes.
  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind: Education, information, support, and assistance to Canadians with low vision and blindness
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada: Education, information, support, and assistance to Canadians with kidney disease or risk factors for kidney disease, like diabetes
  • NursingHomeAbuseGuide.org: strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about nursing home abuse and the actions they can take to protect a loved one.
Other online programs


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We do not endorse or recommend any of the listed clinics or businesses. Therefore, this list cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation. This website provides links to other Internet sites for informational purposes and the convenience of its users. When users select a link to an external website, they are leaving this website and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the external site.

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