Become a Peer Leader

You have lived it. You are well-informed when it comes to living with Diabetes. So, why not share your knowledge with your community? Becoming a Peer Leader is simple but requires a commitment.  Don’t worry, we are here to train you and support you. You won’t be doing this all alone. A health-care professional will co-facilitate workshops with you.

After being accepted, you will be required to attend a training workshop. At the end you will be able to:

  • Co-facilitate a Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You 2.5 hour workshop.
  • Recognize the role of the Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You program in the prevention of diabetic foot ulcers.
  • Be familiar with the program content and community resources that assist in the prevention and management of diabetes and associated foot complications.
  • Operationalize the workshop in your community with your coordinator
  • Link participants to services focused on preventing diabetic foot ulcers.
  • Link participants to services for diabetic foot screening.
  • Empower participants to self-manage preventative foot care.
 Your training will be divided into three sections:

More information will be provided once you are accepted as a peer leader. Request to become a peer leader, email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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