Who We Are

Our History

Michelle Archer, RD, CDE has worked as a diabetes educator for over 20 years where she has witnessed how a person centered approach improves the quality of life and health outcomes for people living with diabetes. She has a vision for Making a Difference in Diabetes in Canada and is passionate about helping people to discover their diabetes using their own life experiences to guide their journey.

Michelle delivers diabetes training programs to further Make a Difference in Diabetes by training all of us in the diabetes community.  She is a highly skilled facilitator and sought-after public speaker leading diabetes education workshops for healthcare professionals and also delivering workshops to community groups looking for updates and training in current diabetes management for people living with diabetes. Michelle leads the Diabetes Manager University (DMU) training program and mentors health care professionals to more effective interactions with people living with diabetes.  Recently Michelle jumped into the online training world and launched the Diabetes Manager University (DMU) program online. Now she is helping even more healthcare professionals from across Canada to Make a Difference in Diabetes with their patients.

Michelle Archer RD, CDE

Diabetes Training 101 Inc.™ was established in 2014 to continue the vision of “Making a Difference in Diabetes” pioneered by Kris Swenson, RN, CDE and Betty Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE of Diabetes Management and Training Centres of Phoenix, Arizona. Kris and Betty are diabetes educators who have spent a lot of years (over fifty years between them) listening to their patients.

“We’ve built our programs on what we’ve learned from people who live with this disease and from the best today’s science has to offer. Our patients tell us that living their REAL life and learning through Discovery Learning, what works and what needs tweaking, is key to achieving long-term control of their diabetes.”

Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)®  is a health professional, committed to excellence in diabetes education, who has a sound knowledge base in diabetes care/management and education processes and client-centered communication skills and who has passed the Canadian Diabetes Educator’s Certification Board (CDECB) exam.

Diabetes Training 101 Inc.  Discovering Diabetes Canada

Contact Us

   Phone: 306-501-9355

Email: info[at]diabetestraining.ca

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