"MDC Lions Cavalcade for Diabetes Awareness Fund Raising Project to sponsor a Peer Connect Inititave developed by Diabetes Canada as well as some Diabetic-Camp support."



Effective immediatly please send club and personal donations to the following address

Lion Dennis Stevenson, 305 Sandstone Dr NW, Calgary, ALberta, T3K 3R5


Hello Lions, Lioness and Leos,

During the year 2021 Diabetes Canada made available online a series of Diabetes Awareness sessions called PEER CONNECT, you were able to register and sign in and attend these sessions, if you were able to attend any or all sessions we thank you for your participation however we were asked if there was any way people could view these sessions. We reached out to Diabetes Canada  and they have provided us with way to do just that, if you click on this link you will be able to view all the PEER CONNECT sesions that were presented in 2021. 


Dateline: July 15, 2022

MD C Lions Cavalcade for Diabetes Awareness and the Spruceview & District Lions Club held a Campout, BBQ event on June 17 - 19, 2022 in Spruceview Alberta. We had a great turnout for this first event of this type in over two years, a more detailed report will be forthcoming.



1.5 Million Canadians know they have Diabetes

Another 50% have it but don’t know

How serious is Diabetes?

Diabetes greatly increases the chance of heart attack & stroke

Diabetes is a leading cause of adult blindness

Diabetes is a leading cause of amputations

Diabetes increases the risk of kidney disease

Diabetes is a leading cause of death by disease in Canada

Diabetes cost estimates in Canada is over 6 billion dollars.

Less than 5% of Canadian Medical Research Dollars are

devoted to Diabetic Research.

The following Associations need your help to find a cure

The Canadian Diabetes Association

Juvenile Diabetes Association Canada

Diabetes Association (Foothills)

Alberta Foundation for Diabetes Research

Lions Cavalcade for Diabetes Awareness

To have someone visit your club to explain the different Diabetes

Organizations, please contact your Diabetes Awareness Chairman


Lion Dennis Stevenson, PCC

Cell: 403-605-7765

E-mail: pdg37e@sunraybase.ca


The Lions Cavalcade for Diabetes Awareness website is still under some minor revisions and changes please check back occasionally to see if we have completed these updates, Thank you for your support.


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