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Ypsomed Diabetescare has created the virtual education series, ‘T1 Connects’, developed specifically for the needs of people living with Type 1 diabetes in Canada. Hear from a range of healthcare professionals and patients as they discuss various topics relevant to people living with Type 1 diabetes.

Thank you for your interest. Our current 'T1 Connects' series has ended, but recordings of each session are available below. We have recordings of all 6 sessions that cover various diabetes related topics, with many great panelists to provide you perspectives of healthcare professionals and patients. Each session is about 45 min long and include live question and answers from participants.

We will be offering more webinars in the future! Look for announcements of future sessions on our Facebook and Instagram pages. If you have suggestions, or requests, for topics related to diabetes or our products, we would love to hear from you in the social media comments.

Click on the topic of your choice below for details of each session and a link to the recording.

Session 1: How to Manage Your Physical Activity Level Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Original Session Date & Time: September 16, 8pm EST (5pm PST)

Host: Renza Sciblia

Speakers: Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, Kelsey Hird and Shane Foldhazi

Description: Staying active is a vital part of diabetes care. In the best of times it can be a challenge. In today's environment, even more so with social distancing, gym restrictions, and event cancellations.

View recording on YouTube

Session 2: Restrictions on eating out, but tired of cooking at home. Challenges of eating properly

Original Session Date & Time: September 30, 8pm EST (5pm PST)

Host: Renza Sciblia

Speakers: Debora Sloan, RD, CPT, Nicole Marcelin

Description: Eating properly can be difficult, especially with diabetes thrown into the mix. What are the basics of a proper diabetic diet - and how do we keep it up on a day-to-day basis?

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Session 3: How to cope in today’s environment

Original Session Date & Time: October 7, 8pm EST (5pm PST)

Host: Renza Sciblia

Speakers: Joe Solowiejczyk, RN, MSW, CDE, Irene MacKinnon, Jessica Shepherd

Description: Mental health is just as important as eating right and exercising. Just when you think you have things figured out, a new challenge comes along.

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Session 4: Technology for Diabetes: What is your choice? Not one size fits all

Original Session Date & Time: October 21, 8pm EST (5pm PST)

Host: Renza Sciblia

Speakers: Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, Shane Foldhazi, Lindsay Cowling

Description: New technology is coming out all the time in the field of diabetes. Different options are great but can be overwhelming. Which ones should you consider trying?

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Session 5: Demystifying Pump Therapy. What is pump therapy and considerations on choosing a pump

Original Session Date & Time: November 4, 8pm EST (5pm PST)

Host: Renza Sciblia

Speakers: Janice Knapp, BN, RN, CDE, Ismael Ferreira-Adem, Nicole Shepherd

Description: Considering going into Insulin Pump Therapy but have questions or concerns? Learn about the advantages and the challenges as well as what you should consider.

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Session 6: Introduction to the Ypsomed Insulin Pump System

Original Session Date & Time: November 18, 8pm EST (5pm PST)

Host: Renza Sciblia

Speakers: Ashley Laffrenier, RN, CDE, CPT, Kelsey Hird, Todd Durniak, GM of Ypsomed Canada

Description: The YpsoPump is one of the newest insulin pumps in Canada. Hear from the perspective of YpsoPump users and healthcare professional on how the YpsoPump can help with your Insulin Pump Therapy.

Recording will be available soon.

If you have any questions, please email us on info@ypsomed.ca.

Your Ypsomed Team

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