Teena Monteleone and Jeff Labine

Florence Highway, a volunteer with Diabetes Canada, said the primary goal of the gathering was education.
Florence Highway, a volunteer with Diabetes Canada, said the primary goal of the gathering was education. Jeff Labine/paNOW Staff

Aboriginal Diabetes conference doesn’t ‘sugarcoat’ problem

By Teena Monteleone and Jeff Labine
May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 6:21am

There are over 100,000 people living with diabetes in Saskatchewan today, but Diabetes Canada estimates that number climbs to 175,000 when you add the number of people living with pre-diabetes.