Monthly Archives: July 2009

More than 40,000 people living in Hamilton have diabetes. While many are on a diabetes care plan, many others don’t know how to deal...

In a community where the population is growing at a rate of about 30 per cent annually and hails from such disparate corners of...

During my early childhood growing up in Western Canada, I recall reading in my grade five history textbook about the Canadian Mecca of manufacturing...

Health-care professionals from across the country gathered at West Park Healthcare Centre in Toronto June 5-6 to learn about Pulmonary Rehabilitation and came away...

Sunnybrook’s Schulich Heart Centre became the first centre in Toronto to perform minimally invasive, beating-heart bypass surgery to fix clogged arteries and improve blood...

One step for foot treatment, one giant step for overall diabetic care. That’s how the team at the Diabetic Foot Wound Healing Clinic at...

The ophthalmologist and retinal surgeon - under the leadership of Dr. M Mathen, head of Misericordia Health Centre’s (MHC) Eye Care Centre of Excellence...

Diabetes is a serious but manageable disease. When patients have the right education and information, they can manage their disease and expect to live...

Throughout a seemingly routine pregnancy with her third child, Vicki McKenzie, her husband Ian, and their two sons looked forward to becoming a family...

Five to 10 per cent of Canadians are affected by diabetes. About half are women. One of those women is Claudette Banks. She was...