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Seriously, it's a game-changer. This is all about cutting your daily caloric intake, while simultaneously optimizing your body's ability to burn fat. This can be done by way of a little daily caloric restriction.
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Diabetes is a disease known since ancient times. It was part of what was then called the anomalies of water vessels of the body, as described in the Ebers Papyrus. Amenhotep III, the ninth pharaoh of...
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MacDonald says the discovery could lead to a new way of treating the disease in the future.
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Those following the government guidelines are eating upwards of 150g of glucose before noon. This is far too much for a healthy active individual to be consuming, let alone someone carrying excess fat, bordering insulin resistance, and living a sedentary lifestyle (i.e. 3/4 of the population).
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Canola is Canada's oil, and new research from the University of Toronto suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes was once lethal but thanks to the Nobel prize-winning research conducted at the University of Toronto in 1921-22, had become a controllable condition through daily injections of insulin derived from cattle and pigs. My father's story reminds me about the importance of universities as places that create the space for big "what if" and "I wonder" questions.
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Once, Alzheimer's was considered to be such a hopeless diagnosis, that no one wanted to put money or scientific effort into drug discovery. Now, thanks to President Obama's National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, and people like the Lauders, Dr. Fillit, and others in the field, that has changed.
Despite our best efforts, his levels were not improving. His diabetes educator suggested maintaining daily contact. Normally this would mean time off work and school. Instead, I simply uploaded his information and waited for instruction on what adjustments needed to be made to his pump until his levels eventually stabilized.
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Canada may be better known in the world for hockey and maple syrup but one of the greatest contributions Canada has made to the world is improvement of local and global health. This list epitomizes Canada's role in improving the health of not only Canadians, but also of the world's population.
Some parents get tattoos of their child's name, but Philippe Aumond and Camille Boivin went one better.In a show of solidarity, they each have an image of an insulin pump tattooed on their abdomens, d...