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Diabetes-Be-Gone: Reversing diabetes may be possible with weight loss

January 10, 2019

Can Diet Reverse Type 2 Diabetes? John Watson November 28, 2018 For people who struggle with overweight or obesity, receiving a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D) can feel like a point of no return. Whereas before they might have felt some semblance of control, they are now suddenly facing an intractable, progressive disease that will be with them for the rest of their lives. For the well over 400 million people with T2D globally,[1] however, emerging evidence suggests that this outlook may be outdated. Recent…

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Getting the Message Out: Social media and wounds

January 2, 2019

An excellent article on social media and wound care from social media expert, John Gregory from OpenCity Inc. Happy New Year from TMI! Enjoy!      https://www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/wound-care-canada-magazine/2018-vol-16-no-2/1341-embrace-social-media/file

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Oxygen and DFU’s: Deja Vu all over agin?

July 2, 2018

Late Breaking research from Frykberg, Peters et al,  at the 2018 ADA. Exciting stuff from a group of the best wounds docs in the world. Enjoy. PVM Multinational, Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Cyclical Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy (TWO2) in the Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers ROBERT FRYKBERG, PETER J. FRANKS, MICHAEL E. EDMONDS, JONATHAN N. BRANTLEY, LUC TÉOT, THOMAS WILD, MATTHEW G. GAROUFALIS, ALIZA M. LEE, JANETTE THOMPSON, GERARD REACH, CYAANDI R. DOVE, KARIM LACHGAR and DIRK…

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Neuroplasticity: Toronto’s Dr. Popovic, is stimulating brain cells to restore muscle memory in people with paralysis.

June 24, 2018

  This wearable medical device could help people with paralysis move again CBC Radio · June 22 Physiotherapist Bastien Moineau demonstrates how the computer technology in this garment is designed to stimulate muscles to perform routine tasks.  Listen13:27 Bonnie Brown's documentary 'The Mind Moves in Mysterious Ways' explores a made-in-Canada invention that's helping paralyzed Canadians regain movement in their limbs. Click 'listen' above to hear the documentary.    In a split second, life as they had known it, was over. And the prognosis was pretty clear.  "The…

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The Extreme Cost of Diabetes in Ontario: A diabetic limb amputation every 4 hours

June 1, 2018
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Diabetes Canada Steps up the Heat: A call to action in the fight to prevent diabetic amputations

June 1, 2018

        NEW REPORTS HIGHLIGHT ACTION NEEDED TO SAVE LIMBS AND IMPROVE LIVES   May 09, 2018 Time to act against preventable diabetes-related amputations In some provinces one lower limb amputation occurs every day as a result of a diabetic foot ulcer, with the frequency varying across Canada. Many of these amputations could be prevented with proper care and access to supports. In recognition of World Foot Health Awareness Month, Diabetes Canada has released new reports that address the benefits…

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