Diabetes Compass is committed to raising public awareness
about diabetes through a full range of quality diabetes health information.
company was formed to create a dialogue between healthcare providers,
non-profit organizations, employers, people with diabetes and
people at risk of developing diabetes. Diabetes Compass works
with several leading organizations who are dedicated to diabetes
education and finding the cure.
Diabetes is a very serious public health problem. It affects
thousands of Albertans and millions of Canadians. Type 2 diabetes
epidemic levels. More than 300 people living in the Edmonton region
are diagnosed with diabetes each month. Many others are unaware
that they too, have (undiagnosed) Type 2 diabetes. Obesity and
diabetes are also main focal issues of the program because of common
topics of interest and concern.
Diabetes Compass works closely with several organizations
who are dedicated to diabetes education and finding the cure.
Diabetes Compass was established in 2004 by Dianne
Lehman. Dianne suddenly realized the scope and seriousness of
impact upon her community and set her sights on deterring this
silent epidemic. She began by publishing Diabetes Compass
magazine and magazine feature
which focused on local diabetes health resource information and
education in the greater Edmonton area. Diabetes awareness, prevention
and educational information are now in the hands of health-conscious
Dianne K. Lehman
Executive Producer, Director