Monthly Archives: July 2004

What disease causes heart and kidney disease, blindness, amputation and stroke, and is a leading cause of death in Canada? The answer is diabetes. Diabetes...

A lot has changed in our understanding of diabetes over the years. As Marg Dorcas, RN Diabetes Nurse Educator of the Halton Diabetes Program...

Arthritis is a disease of the musculoskeletal system that involves inflammation of one or more joints and consists of more than 100 kinds of...

On May 25th 2004, "The Canadian Adverse Events Study: the incidence of adverse events among hospital patients" was published in the Canadian Medical Association...

Most of us are aware that people with diabetes require special attention for their feet, but many do not know why. As foot specialists,...

Located in the most culturally diverse community in the world, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) partnered with community organizations to create a unique gestational diabetes...

In early May, members of St. Joseph's Hospital in East Jerusalem met with senior staff at St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener to exchange information...

Our eyesight is so precious, that in a recent survey released by Environics, a revealing seven out of ten Canadians would rather lose a...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Diabetes Mellitus is characterized as a chronic disease caused by inherited and/or acquired deficiency in production of...

Bad news and healthcare seem to be synonymous these days but lately we've been hearing a lot about patient safety in the news and...