Join Cherise, Scott and George as they discuss life with diabetes, advocacy with Chef Siva Swaminathan.
She has been a volunteer for the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) since 2006 and the Executive Chair & one of the founding members of the South Asian Diabetes Chapter of CDA in GTA. Siva organizes and presents information sessions on diabetes awareness, prevention and management for the South Asian community and Type1 diabetes community. She is one of the driving forces behind several diabetes expos for the South Asian community. Siva played a key role in helping CDA produce culturally relevant diabetes literature “Just the Basics”. She teaches cooking classes at area grocery stores, community centres and trade shows. Siva has appeared on Rogers TV, City TV, OMNI, and many community channels, OMNI talking & teaching and healthy cooking many times. Siva is a media spokes person for the South Asian Community in the issues of Type 2 Diabetes.