The Complete Diabetes Guide Train-the-Trainer video

This 35-minute diabetes video was developed in cooperation with the National Aboriginal Diabetes Association, and with support from Sanofi. The Complete Diabetes Guide Train-the-Trainer video has practical information about preventing and reducing diabetes complications. The video has great tips for the person with diabetes, as well it can be used by diabetes professionals and health workers. It features interviews with well-known Canadian country singer and entertainer Ray St. Germain.


-Produced by Karen Graham RD CDE, author of The Complete Diabetes Guide Canada’s Diabetes Meals for Good Health

-A Production of Family Life Network
Filming/Editing: Grant Hoeppner, Dave Miller
Narration: Lorlie Barkman

-All photographs are from The Complete Diabetes Guide Canada’s Diabetes Meals for Good Health
Photographer: Brian Gould Photography Ltd.
Heart Display photographs by Rick Durand
Graphic art work shown in video by Sandi Storen
Food Styling: Judy Fowler

Music by: Spirit Sands Drummers
The North Eagle Drummers
Aboriginal Dancing by Denise Meeches

© Durand & Graham Ltd., 2013
All rights reserved.

Here are some review comments:

Honestly I can say the whole DVD was great….very helpful in all stages of diabetes, great pictures and also good to have testimony of people who live with diabetes. Sonia Young, Wolf Lake, Quebec

I think you have a “winner” that will help many people living with diabetes. Carol Scott, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Wow! This would be an AWESOME tool for diabetes prevention workers…I liked best hearing from other Aboriginal People with “real” examples…I love hearing about the “solutions” of the participants!” Shelley Francis, Fredericton, New Brunswick

It is a great DVD…It is nice to see that you are using grass roots people and that there are so many visuals…Great Job! Kim Gallant, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Karen’s demonstrations of the heart was clear and easy to understand. Great that she involved participants. Penny Williams, Wallaceburg, Ontario

I really liked when other people were telling how the book helped them. Also, I now realize how much more the book can help me with my work. Brenda Saunders, North West River, Newfoundland

I would rate it as EXCELLENT…Loved the interviews…I like the 7 easy steps to prevent complications and highlighting common questions…an excellent resource loaded with practical tips to manage type 2 diabetes. Lori Rudolph-Crawford, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Awesome job Karen. I love the interview with Ray St Germain. Pace of teaching just right…Congratulations!” Mary Tulk, Penticton, BC