It’s World Diabetes Day
Did you know that Mississauga has one of the highest rates of diabetes in Ontario?
Peel region has 40% higher diabetes rates than the rest of Ontario, and approximately 1 in 10 adults in Mississauga have diabetes, with that number expected to be 1 in 6 by 2025. Older residents are more susceptible, currently affecting 1 in 6 people aged 45-64 and 1 in 3 over 65. Immigrants to Canada are also at greater risk and have an approximately 40% higher chance of developing prediabetes.
To learn more visit the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness Diabetes Education Centre
20 Lynch Street, Brampton
Second level, zone “c”, room 202