B.E.T.A Program

Buddies . Empower . Teach . Achieve

A personalized program catered to your individual needs 

  • Buddies : A friend who can relate to living with diabetes
  • Empower: Providing support with diabetes management
  • Teach: Healthy eating, Being Active, Monitoring, Taking Medication, Problem Solving, Reducing Risk and Health Coping
  • Achieve: Learning and achieving diabetes goals together

BETA is a free diabetes mentorship program. Trained paraprofessionals provide education, support and encouragement to those living with type 1 diabetes. The program includes activities such as: hiking, bowling, eating-out crafting, etc…

The BETA mentors are college and high school students who are living with type 1 diabetes. They are trained paraprofessional educators. They understand the ups and downs of diabetes management from personal experience as well as through their training’s.