Positive Transition for Young Adults is the Sweet Spot for PRHC’s Diabetes Transition Clinic

For 21 year old Karly Maloney, managing her diabetes is a way of life. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in grade 3, Karly has...

New Centre for Complex Diabetes Care offers a team approach to patients

Following two strokes caused by diabetes and high blood pressure, Guillermo Rodas learned about the new Centre for Complex Diabetes Care (CCDC) at The...

Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s collaborative approach to managing diabetes

At Runnymede Healthcare Centre, about 40 per cent of patients have an endocrine, metabolic or nutritional disease, such as diabetes, which can affect numerous...

Gift of donated cornea changes a life

The gift of vision changed Jennifer Barton’s life. The effects of chronic eye rubbing as a child from uncontrolled allergies left Jennifer with corneas so...

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton & Baxter Partner to Employ Technology to Empower Dialysis Patients

  Dialysis patients living with chronic kidney disease face many challenges. In addition to the physical symptoms of the disease, further emotional strain and disruption...

Dr. Ron Wald researching best approach to dialysis

During his training as a nephrologist, Dr. Ron Wald became interested in conducting clinical trials to determine the best way to treat patients with...

Understanding childhood arthritis: from diagnosis to treatment

Imagine you are a seven-year-old child, full of energy, happiness and with a lust for life. Playing outside with friends is your favourite pastime,...

Sandra George raising awareness and beating the odds

Sandra George doesn’t go out much these days, but that hasn’t stopped her from changing the world and embarking on the most important journey...

Fragile Scleroderma patients require special care

Theresa has Scleroderma. In the past two years she was had numerous hospital stays and ER visits associated with complications of her disease that...

Teamwork and education pay off for diabetes care

Diabetes is a complex chronic disease, one that demands a lifelong process of adjustment and a continual search for different ways of coping. Individuals may...

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