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by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Mar 14th 2016

Click here to read the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Diabetes Care News for frontline diabetes educators. Share your thoughts/comments below ↓...

by Haysook Choi, BSc.N, RN, CDE on Jul 15th 2015

Several years ago, a patient told me a story about when he was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) during one of his routine physical exam appointments. He asked his family doctor “is there a cure for diabetes?” His doctor replied, “No, there is...

by Beata Blajer, RD, CDE on May 12th 2015

Pregnancy is a time of promise and expectation, but it can also raise the possibility for some women that they will develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Unlike other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes is not permanent. In most women, the condition...

by Beata Blajer, RD, CDE on Jan 1st 2015

As of 2012, an estimated 371 million people worldwide are affected by diabetes. This number is expected to rise to 552 million (or one in 10 adults) by 2030. In Canada, more than three million people are living with diabetes and this number is expected to reach...

Can I tell you a story about a little diabetes outreach program for people living with mental illness? My dietitian partner and I were approached by our director to work with our local Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). They were looking for “diabetes...

Some time ago I was talking with friends about what is new in food and nutrition, what is in, what is out and what is trendy. For example, protein is right on trend, coconut water and coconut everything, very in, just like gluten-free, superfruits, natural and...

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…   [box color=”blue” icon=”star”]Congratulations...

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 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…   [box color=”blue” icon=”star”]Congratulations...