Category Archive: Delivery of Health Care

PICU Liber8: Dr. Karen Choong and HHS PICU Team set innovative PICU programme free

September 6, 2017

After 2 years of hard work, my brilliant wife, Prof. Karen Choong and her outstanding PICU team at McMaster University Children's Hospital have launched PICU LIBER8, an innovative PICU programme aimed at improving outcomes and reducing PICU morbidity. It will change the way we treat our critically ill children in the years to come. Enjoy! P  

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Low-carb diets may help correct habitual eating behaviours, new study finds

May 19, 2017

A new study, published in the FASEB Journal, suggests that a low-carb diet may help reduce hunger and food cravings, which would explain the sustained increase in adherence and reduced energy intake often seen with this way of eating. The findings are in line with the reports of many people with type 2 diabetes, formerly obese low-carb dieters as well as the results of studies comparing low and high-carb diets head to head suggesting low-carb diets proves effective for weight…

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Apple secretly working on glucose monitoring for diabetes

April 26, 2017

Apple has a super-secretive initiative to develop sensors that can noninvasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels. Source: Apple secretly working on glucose monitoring for diabetes

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Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair Review » The Gadget Flow

April 3, 2017

Introducing the Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair. This incredible device is bringing a new level of mobility to those without it. Source: Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair Review » The Gadget Flow

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Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study

January 23, 2017

Source: Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study

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Putting the Pressure on to Take it Off: Pressure sores are preventable

December 9, 2016

Pressure injuries the ‘scarlet letter’ of patient care Date: December 8, 2016   Author: Karen Palmer, Maureen Taylor & Joshua Tepper Linda Murphy visited her mother-in-law regularly at her nursing home, noting she was becoming more isolated as her Alzheimer’s disease advanced. She was already mostly bedridden after breaking both hips in two separate falls. But Murphy never looked at her mother-in-law’s skin. “I never made a habit of checking her feet or legs,” says Murphy, who lives in Ottawa. “We were…

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