Category Archive: Diabetes Education

5 Years On: The sad truth about diabetic foot disease

January 13, 2018

It has been 5 years since Travis Hayden-Rowe made this beautiful video celebrating 6 of our courageous patients' struggle with diabetic foot disease. 3 of them have passed away since. The diabetic foot is a marker for death but the wound isn't what leads to their demise. They die of heart attacks and strokes. We need to do more to recognize this fact and treat the factors that lead to this end. The presentation of the diabetic foot should not be just…

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Travelling With Diabetes

August 4, 2017

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Health News Articles | News for Physicians & Medical Professionals

May 23, 2017

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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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Health News Articles | News for Physicians & Medical Professionals

August 23, 2016

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Health Library: Diabetes

June 7, 2016

Great resource artice from our new friend, health writer, David Patterson. Enjoy!     Health Library: Diabetes May 6, 2016 Understanding diabetes is important because it is a disease which can cause life-threatening complications if uncontrolled but allows an almost normal life if managed well. An essential feature of diabetes is raised blood glucose levels. The body’s hormone which checks glucose levels is insulin. Insulin lowers blood glucose levels by promoting its uptake by tissues to use as a fuel….

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