Event Overview

Separate diabetes myth from fact. In this live Q&A session led by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Cara Umbrite, you’ll have the opportunity to learn how diet and lifestyle can affect your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

  • 45-minute live workshop

  • 25 minutes of informative presentations

  • Ask questions in real time

In this course you will...

  • Ask questions and get answers

    Submit questions in an anonymous, text-based format

  • Get live, expert advice

    Get live responses to your questions from an experienced health professional

  • Go beyond the stigma

    Move beyond sugar intake and get a complete picture of type 2 diabetes risk

  • Connect with others

    Learn in a supportive environment with others who want to manage their diabetes risk

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Presented By

Cara Umbrite


Cara Umbrite (she/her) draws on experience with diabetes management and intuitive eating to help her clients eat to feel their best.

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Moderated By

Zain Askari

Frequently asked questions.

  • How many new sessions are you adding each month?

    We know the world of health and wellness is always changing. That's why we stay up to date on the latest health data and trends to provide you with a variety of new live events. Check out all our live events here.

  • Are courses offered in French and/or other languages?

    No, currently our Wellness Workshops are only offered in English.

  • Who leads the Wellness Workshops?

    All of our Wellness Workshops are instructed by Canadian healthcare professionals. Click here to see the specifics of who is hosting what

  • Is there a limit to the number of Wellness Workshops I can attend each month?

    No, with purchase of the Wellness subscription you can attend unlimited Wellness Workshops.

  • Do I get access to all membership perks?

    Yes with the membership you get access to all membership perks, but they are subject to change at any point.

  • What is the difference between live and on-demand Wellness Workshops?

    Live Wellness Workshops are synchronous, streamed in real time. Live workshops include live text chat and Q&A functions. On-demand Wellness workshops are recordings of previous live workshops. On-demand workshops do not include text chat or Q&A (live workshop chat threads are not recorded).

Further Questions? If you have reviewed the FAQs and still need help, please contact us at mycarewellness@telus.com