A karmic choice of caring in a pandemic

Pressure from the ongoing viral pandemic has forced a change in how we see our relationships and our connection to those around us both...

100 years of diabetes research: Building on Banting’s legacy

Dr. Frederick Banting’s discovery of insulin began with an idea he had as a young doctor and instructor at Western University in London, Ontario. On...

New type of expanded dialysis is improving quality of life for patients

By Celine Zadorsky Finding out he had chronic kidney disease came as a surprise to 80-year-old Robert Wahby. “I didn’t feel or have any symptoms...

Does your team have the skills and knowledge needed to provide high-quality palliative care?

*Sponsored content People living in Canada need health-care providers with the necessary skills and knowledge to address their palliative care needs – whenever and wherever...

When it comes to diabetes care, language matters

By Dr. Seema Nagpal and Amanda Sterczyk Words matter. Language has impact. It can leave a profound mark on our thoughts, feelings, behaviours and experiences....

Reconnecting diabetes patients and health-care providers during the shadow pandemic of chronic disease

By Ann Besner COVID-19 has had a monumental effect on the health-care system since the pandemic was declared well over a year ago. Access to...

New action plan for cancer surgery will address inequities in access and improve survival

By Dr. Christian Finley Surgery is often the best treatment for cancer, but access to it varies across Canada – and correspondingly so do cancer...

Dialysis patients have 4-fold greater risk of dying from COVID-19

People undergoing long-term dialysis are almost four times more likely to die from COVID-19 and should be prioritized for vaccination, found a new Ontario...

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....

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....

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