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Nurse champions promote diabetes health at Sunnybrook
Nurse champions promote diabetes health at Sunnybrook

At Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, education and support play a key role in helping patients successfully manage their diabetes, whether they are newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for years. “There were 13,000 orders for diabetes drugs for more ...

Posted: July 25, 2013|Diseases, Patient Care|0 comments

Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s collaborative approach to managing diabetes
Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s collaborative approach
to managing diabetes

Ultraviolet C light treatment is used at Runnymede Healthcare Centre to treat patients with complex wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers. At Runnymede Healthcare Centre, about 40 per cent of patients have an endocrine, metabolic or nutritional disease, such as ...

Posted: July 16, 2013|Diseases|0 comments

Teamwork and education pay off for diabetes care
Teamwork and education pay off for diabetes care

Diabetes is a complex chronic disease, one that demands a lifelong process of adjustment and a continual search for different ways of coping. Individuals may go through shock, denial, anger, sadness, and acceptance, similar to emotions that one would experience during ...

Posted: March 5, 2013|Diseases|0 comments

Revolutionizing care for patients with multiple chronic conditions
Revolutionizing care for patients with multiple
chronic conditions

Almost 80 per cent of Ontarians over the age of 45 have at least one chronic condition such as diabetes, heart disease, depression, cancer and arthritis. And a growing number of people are living with more than one chronic condition. ...

Posted: October 6, 2011|Diseases, Patient Care|0 comments

A team for every patient with diabetes An interdisciplinary approach to a complex, chronic disease
A team for every patient with diabetes An
interdisciplinary approach to a complex, chronic disease

Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to complex lifestyle modifications involving nutrition management, physical activity, regular self-blood glucose monitoring, and adherence to medications and/or insulin therapy. Proper management of these lifestyle modifications has been shown to ...


Diabetes education and outreach  reduces long-term complications
Diabetes education and outreach reduces
long-term complications

The numbers just don’t add up. While the Canadian Diabetes Association estimates one thousand people learn they have diabetes every week, few people are registered in vital Diabetes Education Programs that help them to understand and manage their ongoing care. In ...


Collaborative care enhances lives of patients with diabetes
Collaborative care enhances lives of patients
with diabetes

Joyce Ellis, 73, has been living with diabetes for 12 years. The disease was detected following a routine urine test for a bladder infection. With her disease confirmed by her family physician, it was suggested she get in touch with ...


Stem cell biologist brings new hope  for diabetes treatments
Stem cell biologist brings new hope for
diabetes treatments

Applications for stem cells were once considered ‘futuristic.’ But today’s research is ushering in a new era in which these cells are a source of great hope for use in regenerative medicine, as well as in the development of new ...


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