by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Apr 3rd 2014

The Diabetes Educator Appreciation Grant was created to help recognize and support the outstanding contributions of diabetes educator health professionals across Canada. We are pleased to say…   Congratulations to Alison Mooney, RD CDE at William Osler...

by Julie Arel on Jan 17th 2014

Preface I once helped organize an international diabetes conference for hundreds of leading diabetes educators representing over 10 countries including Canada.  During a general session, the educators were asked if they had ever tried a self-injection.  They...

by Haysook Choi, BSc.N, RN, CDE on Jan 17th 2014

We, at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, are currently conducting a clinical trial aimed at preservation of pancreatic β-cell function and achievement of remission of diabetes through the short-term use of intensive insulin therapy. Through this study, participants...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Jan 10th 2014

The Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes is interested in researching how to protect the cells in the body that produce insulin in order to slow the progression of diabetes. We are inviting participants to join our research study.     The Centre is looking...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Jan 7th 2014

The Diabetes Educator Appreciation Grant was created to help recognize and support the outstanding contributions of diabetes educator health professionals across Canada. We are pleased to say…   Congratulations to Judy Tasse, RN at Fredericton Junction...

by Sheila Walker, RD, CDE, M.Ed on Nov 20th 2013

  Self-management of Blood Glucose (SMBG) and type 2 diabetes – a review. Diabetes is an expensive disease.  People with diabetes incur medical costs that are 2-3 times higher than those without diabetes.  Blood glucose monitoring strips (at approximately...

by Karen Karen Graham, RD, CDE on Nov 18th 2013

Eating healthy foods is a combination of many things. It can be based on what we know about healthy eating and how we apply this knowledge. It is also based on our food security and the environment in which we live, and how this determines what foods are available...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Oct 3rd 2013

The Diabetes Educator Appreciation Grant was created to help recognize and support the outstanding contributions of diabetes educator health professionals across Canada. We are pleased to say…   Congratulations to Joyce Arsenault, RN, CDE at Jewish...

by Shelley Case, B.Sc., RD on Sep 25th 2013

The co-existence of type 1 diabetes (DM) and (CD) in both children and adults has been reported in many studies around the world. The reported prevalence of CD in type 1 diabetes rangesbetween1- 9% with several Canadian studies reporting 5-8%. The odds of having...

by Ronit Cantor RD, CDE on Aug 19th 2013

As Educators we know that as diabetes is on the rise, patient education becomes more vital in successful diabetes management. Most patients with diabetes struggle with comprehension of important numbers at their visits with their health care provider. Patients...