Frequently Asked Questions

What browser do I need to access the Guidelines?

This website is compatible with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8+, FireFox 3+, Safari 3+, Chrome, and Opera 10+. Please note that while Internet Explorer 8 is supported, certain visual features will not appear as intended.

What is on the Guidelines web portal?

Who is the Guidelines web portal intended for?

The health-care professional, however, there are patient education resources to help the health-care professional with patient care.

Is there a Guidelines App?

The Diabetes Canada Guidelines App is available for iOS from the App Store and Android OS from Google Play. Please click the links below to download the App.

This Guidelines mobile app (for Smartphones and Tablets) is designed to incorporate the Guideline chapters, professional healthcare tools, slide decks, and narrated slide presentations.

Is there an Executive Summary of the 2018 Guidelines?

Diabetes Canada will not be producing an Executive Summary of the 2018 Guidelines.

Can I order printed copies of resources that are available on the Guidelines web portal?

Some health-care professional (e.g. 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines Quick Reference Guide) and patient resources can be ordered through Diabetes Canada. Please go to to browse the resources available.

Are there any more resources coming?

Yes, in the next 6-12 months more healthcare professional and patient resources will be added to this web portal. Please check back to access new resources.

Are the Guidelines and resources available in French?

The full Guidelines will be available in French soon. Please check back to access the Guidelines in French.

If I have any questions or comments, who do I contact?

Please send all inquiries to

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