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....

What causes type 2 diabetes?

The answer is more complex than most people think. Researcher Dr. Gillian Booth and her team are hard at work uncovering some of those...

Expanding transitional support for young adults with diabetes

Study shows success of transition coordinator and need for continued intervention In 2012, researchers from across Ontario, led by a team at Lawson Health Research...

Quitting smoking can improve your cancer treatment, period

By Craig Earle Craig Earle is a GTA-based oncologist and Vice-President, Cancer Control, at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. The start of the new year means...

Managing diabetes while in hospital

By Dr. Janine Malcom and Dr. Ilana Halperin Hyperglycemia is common in hospitalized people, even among those without a previous history of diabetes, and...

The stages of diabetes care

By Selma Al-Samarrai John was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 33. “It was a bit of an ordeal getting me properly...

Putting Diabetes Canada’s Clinical Practice Guidelines into practice

By  Noah Ivers and Dr Catherine Yu The 2018 Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines (Guidelines) represent a monumental accomplishment, involving tens of thousands of hours...

How do you motivate and inspire patients to get fit?

By Barb Gormley Regular physical activity is an important part of good diabetes management, but sometimes it is hard for people to incorporate into their...

Early-detection tool improves foot surveillance for patients with diabetes

By Kelly O’Brien More than three million Canadians have diabetes, a number that has nearly doubled since 2002 and continues to grow. They have tools to...

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