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Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first heart transplant in Canada

The first heart transplant in Canada was performed by Dr. Pierre Grondin of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) on May 30, 1968. The MHI...

Improving pain management in people with arthritis

June Henderson’s life changed when she was referred to The Arthritis Society’s Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) by her social worker. At this time in...

Diabetes can knock you off your feet

Northern Ontarians face many of the same health problems as Southern Ontarians. The shortage of family doctors in both regions leaves large parts of...

Innovative diabetes care with information technology

p>Diabetes cases are growing in number and diabetics require close medical attention. The Brighton Family Health Team, in Brighton, Ontario, is taking advantage of...

First of its kind clinic graduates healthy hearts

When Iva Fisher first joined the BC Metabolic Syndrome Program at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver she wasn’t sure what to expect from the...

Responding to a diverse community with diverse diabetes education methods

One of the biggest challenges for health-care professionals is ensuring that patients understand what their diagnosis means and how they can best care for...

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