Archive: Sep 2015

Canadian Diabetes Discovery: A walk down a different pathway in the treatment of diabetes

September 24, 2015

Alberta researchers say discovery could be ‘game changer’ for diabetic research Scientists identify new molecular pathway that manages the amount of insulin produced by the body. WRITTEN BY THE CANADIAN PRESS ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 FOR THE CANADIAN PRESS  Email Print Text size Comment EDMONTON | Researchers from the University of Alberta say they have identified a new molecular pathway that manages the amount of insulin produced by the body, and they’re touting the discovery as a potential “game changer” in the field…

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Longitudinal evaluation of physician payment reform and team-based care for chronic disease management and prevention

September 22, 2015

Source: Longitudinal evaluation of physician payment reform and team-based care for chronic disease management and prevention

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New List of Never Events for Hospital Care in Canada – Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

September 21, 2015

Source: New List of Never Events for Hospital Care in Canada – Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

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For mildly obese diabetics, weight loss surgery may be helpful

September 17, 2015

The benefits of weight loss surgery for mildly obese people with type 2 diabetes can last at least five years, according to a new study. Source: For mildly obese diabetics, weight loss surgery may be helpful

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Lower Limb Amputation: It’s all about the details

September 11, 2015

Excellent paper sent to us by  our Master Prosthetist, Jesse Cornell. Enjoy!   Chapter 25 – Atlas of Limb Prosthetics: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles Musculoskeletal Complications in Amputees: Their Prevention and Management John H. Bovvker, M.D.  Robert D. Keagy, M.D.  Pradip D. Poonekar, M.B., B.S., M.S. (Gen. Surg.)  One of the primary aims of any surgical procedure, apart from obtaining primary healing at the operative site, is the prevention of complications due to that procedure. Amputee management has the added…

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