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Regular exercise is the most important lifestyle decision we can make – everyone benefits. For people with diabetes it is especially important.  Regular physical activity plays an important role in taking care of your diabetes by keeping your heart and lungs...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Feb 7th 2013

For people with diabetes Skin care is essential as they are more likely to suffer from dry skin. A healthy skin is a challenge in Canada with its long winters and homes, shopping malls and offices that are often over heated. Dryness and flaking is common and it’s...

by Donna Kwan, RD on Jan 29th 2013

Now that you have diabetes it’s important to keep yourself healthy and avoid as many risks as possible. One major risk associated with diabetes is heart disease and one risk associated with both diabetes and heart disease is high blood pressure. About 1 in 3...

It is that time of year again and as a Pharmacist/Certified Diabetes Educator one of the most common questions over the fall, the holiday’s and winter months is “What do you have to treat my cold?” or simply “Can you make me feel better?” Well there...

by Gina Sunderland, MSc, RD on Jul 18th 2012

This scenario is familiar to many of us…  A new best-seller diet book promises their new diet discovery will melt away your excess pounds in merely days.  In our thin-obsessed society, the allure of quick-weight-loss-fixes can be irresistible.  But if long-term,...