IDF member since
Number of members
3750 Boulevard Crémazie Est, Bureau 500, H2A 1B6 Montreal-Quebec, Canada


Diabete Quebec was established in 1954, helping people with diabetes for 60 years. It has 40 affiliated association throughout Québec, a network of more than 130 diabetes education centers (hospitals, medical clinics, CLSC) and a Professional Council (CPDQ) created in 1979 with a membership of over 1 400 health care professionals involved in diabetes.

Mission: Inform, Raise awareness and Prevent.

Main Focus

  • Diabetes education
  • Providing services
  • Funding research
  • Defending rights


  • Diabetes education programs designed for nutritionists, nurses, pharmacists, and other HCP on many themes
  • Scientific congress meeting in Oct/Nov with more than 1 000 participants from Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario
  • Conferences and awareness activities such as blood glucose testing provided to the community and to HCP
  • The Diabétaide education program for HCP and for people living with diabetes
  • Information stands, thematic lectures, health day activities in drugstores and in the workplace
  • InfoDiabète: a free diabetes information service, by phone or email, with nutritionists and nurse

Publications & Newsletters

Plein Soleil magazine