Helping patients live life well with chronic disease

Navigating your way through the health care system can be challenging, especially if you have a chronic illness like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)...

Patient engagement using mobile technology

Patient engagement and mobile health technology (or mHealth) are expressions that have permeated discussion and debate within health care organizations. The combination of the...

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...

New form of inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which affects more than 200,000 Canadians and is more common than multiple sclerosis and almost as prevalent as Type 1...

A primer on progressive supranuclear palsy

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a brain disease similar to Parkinson’s disease in its outward appearance but to Alzheimer’s disease under the microscope. It...

Obesity in Children with Disabilities: The Bloorview Research Institute is Starting the Conversation

Childhood obesity is a big topic in the news lately, but did you know that children with disabilities are even more likely to struggle...

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...

New St. Joseph’s service supports Muslims with diabetes

Beginning July 9, thousands of Muslims will begin a month of a daily fasting from dawn until sunset in observance of Ramadan. This is...

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