Diabetes is a disease in which your body either can’t produce insulin or can’t properly use the insulin it produces.

There are three types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational. Type 2 is the most common, and cases of both Type 1 and Type 2 are on the rise, especially in children and young adults. Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy and can affect you and your baby's health.

Poorly controlled diabetes can lead to serious health complications, such as heart disease and stroke, chronic kidney disease, and other problems with your feet, oral health, vision, hearing, and mental health.
Early Awareness and Diagnosis
Assess Your Risk of Developing Diabetes
Canadian Diabetes Risk Questionnaire
Newly Diagnosed
Screening, Diagnosing, and Monitoring
Types of Diabetes
What is Diabetes?
Living with Diabetes
Alberta Health Living Program
Diabetes Educator Centres
Living with Type 2 Diabetes
Nutrition and Fitness
Virtual Diabetes Classes
Medication and Treatment
Diabetes and Skin Complications
Foot Care for People with Diabetes
Foot Care: A Step Toward Good Health
Treatments to Help Control Diabetes
Understanding Diabetes Medications and Management

How ASEBP Supports You

ASEBP’s Extended Health Care benefits provide coverage for a range of diabetes medications and supplies, including insulin pumps, glucose monitors, lancets, and syringes for you and your eligible dependants. Extended Disability Benefits may be an option for those who need to be away from work for a longer period. Talk to your family doctor or health care provider if you think you may be at risk for diabetes or prediabetes.

If you have ASEBP's Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), you also have access to four cost-free hours of health coaching each calendar year. Get support from registered nurses, dietitians, and other practitioners on a range of topics from healthy eating options for individuals with diabetes to incorporating more physical activity into your day.

Get in Touch

Your ASEBP benefit plan covers a range of health and wellness services.
For more information, email or call us at 1-877-431-4786. You can also schedule a phone, video, or in-person meeting with a benefit specialist at

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