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What makes a diabetes care program a success?

A commitment to collaborating with patients and community partners to achieve the best outcomes possible In the spring of 2014, Alanis*, a 60-year-old woman, arrived...

Bringing diabetes guidelines to life

For patients, the Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada (Guidelines) provide an opportunity to...

Fighting diabetes with interdisciplinary education

It only takes a few minutes of conversation with any member of Hôpital Montfort’s Diabetes Clinic to grasp the amount of success stories their...

Promising treatments for the healing of diabetic foot ulcers

The number of Canadians with #diabetes is rapidly increasing. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, more than 20 Canadians are diagnosed with the disease...

A smoother transition: Diabetes care from hospital to home

Two years ago Providence Healthcare, a leading provider of rehabilitative care in Toronto’s East end, embarked on a collaborative partnership with Saint Elizabeth, a...

Trial of drug targets both diabetes and heart disease

A diabetes trial starting at St. Joseph’s Hospital is testing a potential magic bullet to combat both diabetes and the often-deadly complications of heart...

Diabetes-specific electronic medical record Canadian first

The new system, a Canadian first, gives care providers access to patient information anytime, anyplace, improving care coordination, efficiency and effectiveness. The Centre for Diabetes,...

Future directions in cell transplantation for Type I Diabetes

Type I Diabetes is a chronic condition caused by a loss of insulin-secreting beta cells. These cells are normally located within the islets of...

Service supports Muslims with diabetes

Hoping to build on last year’s success and extend its reach, the Primary Care Diabetes Support Program (PCDSP) of St. Joseph’s Health Care London...

The diabetes epidemic

More than nine million Canadians are living with diabetes or prediabetes. With more than 20 people being newly diagnosed every hour of every day,...

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