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In 2009, there were almost 206,000 Albertans living with diabetes, which is more than double the number from 15 years previous. Today, more than nine million Canadians, or one in four, live with diabetes or pre-diabetes — a condition that, if left unchecked, is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes.

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To assist health care professionals in working with this population, an Aboriginal working group has developed variations of the Just the Basics resource in Ojibwe, Plains Cree, Inuktitut and Inuinnaqtun to help Aboriginal people make healthy choices – visit Diabetes in the Aboriginal Community