Category Archive: Marketing the Message

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

June 1, 2018
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Preventable Wounds in Ontario Long Term Care Facilities: A sore point whose time has come.

May 7, 2018

  It is a far too common occurrence in our long-term care facilities – patients developing pressure sores as a result of neglect in the first instance and then neglect in the second, when appropriate wound care is not provided. Unfortunately, the same is true in our hospital system. Making these events, wounds that develop in a health facility, an actionable offence, is the only way that these tragedies will be prevented. It is a step our neighbours to the…

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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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The Pressure is OFF: Ontario Improving Diabetic Wound Care

November 23, 2017

Bulletin Ontario Improving Wound Care for Patients with Diabetes Province Funding Casts to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers November 22, 2017 3:00 P.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is covering the cost of specialized casts to provide more support for patients with diabetic foot ulcers.   Wound care devices, which include removable, non-removable and total contact foot casts, can significantly improve patients' quality of life by relieving pressure around the heel, ankle and toes so the foot can properly…

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Telemedicine for foot care: Using technology to get back on your feet

May 6, 2016

Information about healthy aging that you can trust Source: Telemedicine for foot care: Using technology to get back on your feet

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The Fasting Diet Improves Your Mood, Sex and Sleep

May 5, 2016

A study on the diet found many benefits Source: The Fasting Diet Improves Your Mood, Sex and Sleep

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