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Nutrition and type 2 diabetes prevention

According to Diabetes Canada, in 2019 approximately 11 million Canadians were living with diabetes or prediabetes. This equates to approximately one in three Canadians....

Canadians are feeling unprecedented levels of anxiety, according to Mental Health Index

Pandemic has caused a dramatic 16-per-cent drop in Canadians' mental health, according to Morneau Shepell's Mental Health Index: a score of 63 Morneau Shepell announced...

A COVID-19 palliative care pandemic plan: An essential tool

Palliative care physicians have created a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) palliative care plan as an essential tool to provide care and help manage scare...

Number of cancer cases in Canada will increase in 2020 as population ages

As Canada’s population grows and ages, the cancer burden will remain high and even increase in 2020, according to a study on projected cancer rates...

Trends in lower-extremity amputations for diabetes and peripheral artery disease

By Jennifer Stranges Together, diabetes and peripheral artery disease account for more than 80 per cent of lower-extremity amputations in Canada. A recent study by St....

Prioritizing wound care to reduce hospitalizations and cut costs

Wound care costs Ontario at least $1.5 billion annually in direct costs Wounds Canada urges the Government of Ontario to prioritize wound care, ensuring that...

Geriatric Psychiatric Clinic supports complex needs of older adults

By Selma Al-Samarrai The Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic is part of a multidisciplinary program, The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, housed at Providence Healthcare since 1988....

Treating wounds in high-risk areas

By Elise Copps Nobody likes to talk about poop. We leave that business in the bathroom. In the world of wound management, however, this taboo...

At-risk seniors benefit from expanded geriatric assessment program

By Maryanne Matthews Senior patients at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre are receiving the right care, at the right time, and by the right...

The pressing need for new strategies to target Canada’s chronic wound epidemic

By Rosemary Hill The critical link between long-term chronic wounds, poor quality of life and increased risk of mortality, is an issue drawing urgent attention...

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