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People with pre-existing health conditions or who are immunocompromised are finding ways to cope.
Americans are heading over the border to buy pharmaceuticals at a lower cost.
When an athlete with Type 1 diabetes uses himself as a research project.
Sweetened drinks may have harmful effects on blood glucose levels.
Finding a way to re-purpose it to help a completely different population may be an excellent way to improve our global health.
My colleagues and I learned that both of Canada's Disability Tax Credit programs are failing our most vulnerable people.
"Weight gain has a lot to do with stress and mental health."
The genesis of much of the poor nutrition in our communities begins with the history of residential schools.
Instead of having bread before dinner or orange juice before sitting down for breakfast, have some protein and vegetable matter first.
In human nutritional sciences, there seems to be a narrative for every diet, and for each diet, an army of believers.
This technique may one day improve our lives and potentially help us to correct and possibly cure diseases.
Hippocrates' maxim is likely a misquotation — one that many people have a vested interest in continuing to promote.
About 60-70 per cent of people who have diabetes will develop diabetic neuropathy — nerve damage that can affect any organ of the body.
With giving back a key theme of Canada 150, it is the perfect time to reflect on our nation's rich history of charitable giving and, in particular, to shine light on small charities that you probably have never heard of that form the backbone of our country and what makes it great. Here are some interesting stats about small charities:
There's little doubt white bread has become a symbol of poor health choices. For years, a war against the loaves has been waged in the hopes of convincing people to avoid intake. Canadians have been warned against even daring to eat this staple of Western life.
Natural, nutrient-dense foods are known to help protect against, mitigate and even cure many chronic diseases, slow the effects of aging and promote longevity. They are able to do so by decreasing and controlling inflammation in the body, which is at the root of many ailments and a major contributor to premature aging.
Credit: Shahzadi Devje Celebrity chef, Charles Mattocks is on a mission to change the face of diabetes. Nephew of the late
It is the 21st century and yet those in Ontario with serious mental illness and diabetes are receiving inadequate medical care compared to those with only diabetes. This was the finding from a study just published online ahead of the print journal by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Science (ICES) and others.
I was diagnosed with T1D when I was 19 years old. This was at the end of my first year of university. While most people are diagnosed as children, I was already an adult. I had a set lifestyle, and things changed overnight.