Type 2 Diabetes

Chef Charles Mattocks On Creating The First Diabetes Docu-Series

Shahzadi Devje | Posted 05.02.2017 | Canada
Shahzadi Devje

Credit: Shahzadi Devje Celebrity chef, Charles Mattocks is on a mission to change the face of diabetes. Nephew of the late reggae legend Bob Marley, ...

8 Superfoods That Help Combat Diabetes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Living

Some foods are better than others.

Canada Still Has A Chance To Reverse Its Diabetes Epidemic

Russell Williams | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Living
Russell Williams

For years public health authorities have been sounding the alarm. But the tone has become more urgent in recent years -- with terms like "burning platform" and "crisis" increasingly used. This is having a profound impact on the health of millions of Canadians, and costs our health-care system billions of dollars per year.

Medical Science Is Rising To The Challenge Of Obesity

Marc Davis | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

"Metabolic dysfunction" is a seemingly innocuous term that may sound unfamiliar to most of us. But medical researchers now believe it's a root cause of the global epidemics of obesity and Type 2 diabetes -- which are destined to kill more than half the world's population over the age of 50.

3 Healthy Diet Tips To Remember

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Nutrition can be a complex subject with many factors and variables influencing health and disease. Despite consumer trends moving towards a more balanced approach to nutrition, rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes are still on the rise in Canada and the United States. To decrease your chances of developing chronic lifestyle diseases, let's explore my top three diet tips that will help you stay on track with your healthy living strategy.

12 Myths About Type 1 Diabetes Parents Need To Stop Believing NOW

The Huffington Post Canada | Jackie Gillard | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Parents

Let's dispel these misunderstandings once and for all.

Fibre: The Secret Ingredient To A Healthy Heart And Wallet

Dr. Peter Jones | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Peter Jones

If Canadian adults increased their intake of cereal fibre by just one gram per day, there could be a reduction of health care costs related to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes by up to $143.2 million per year.

What Exactly Is The Difference Between Type 1 And 2 Diabetes?

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Cole | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living

It's always about insulin — just in different ways.

Simple Lifestyle And Nutrition Changes Can Help Treat Diabetes

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

Two recently released reports have revealed that Canada has one of the highest rates of Type 2 diabetes among 34 developed countries. Estimates suggest that more than three million Canadians struggle with this disease, and a further 5.7 million have pre-diabetes which could develop into the full-blown disorder.

Do You Know Enough About Diabetes?

Victor Wong | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living
Victor Wong

Knowing your risk factors can help you make healthy changes that may prevent type 2 diabetes from occurring.

Top 7 Ways To Reverse And Prevent Diabetes

Dr. John Dempster | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. John Dempster

There are a variety of different types of diabetes; however Type 2 Diabetes is the most common affecting 90-95% of all diabetes cases. Type 2 diabetes is almost 100% curable by making changes to your diet, lifestyle, and environment.

Winnipeg Company's Machine Screens For Type 2 Diabetes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Living

The Scout Diabetes Screen scans the underside of the forearm using a light source to look for markers present in everyone’s skin tissue.

'Dimmer Switch' May Be 'Game Changer' For Diabetes Research

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

MacDonald says the discovery could lead to a new way of treating the disease in the future.

Half Of All American Adults Are Diabetic Or Prediabetic

AFP Relax News | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Living

And it looks like those numbers are plateauing.

School Districts Need to Adopt Comprehensive Diabetes Policies Now

Jan Hux | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Jan Hux

Most students can manage their diabetes independently or with minimal support, and they can fully participate in school activities, including gym, field trips and celebrations. However, some, especially very young children with type 1 diabetes, may need trained personnel to help administer insulin, monitor blood sugar levels or supervise food intake and activity. Students with diabetes may also need flexibility in school rules to prevent low or high blood sugar, and, in some cases, may also need help with recognizing "lows" and "highs."

Canada Should Follow Finland's Example in the Fight Against Diabetes

Jan Hux | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Politics
Jan Hux

But there is an even greater danger with a simplistic understanding of diabetes that focuses exclusively on individual choice -- it diverts attention and resources from other approaches which may be more effective at addressing the diabetes epidemic. It is projected that by the year 2020, one in three Canadians will have either diabetes or pre-diabetes.

Surprising Diabetes Warning Signs

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living

Most of us know that too much sugar is bad for us, but we may be unfamiliar with the havoc excess blood glucose can wreak on our systems. Diabetes...

Risk For Type 2 Diabetes Could Be Cut By High-Fat Dairy

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living

Consumption of high-fat dairy products could lower the risk for type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the Lund University Diabetes Center in ...

Diabetes Drug Could Help You Live Longer

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Living

A large-scale study conducted by researchers at Cardiff University says that type 2 diabetes patients live longer than people without the disease than...

This Type Of Protein Could Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers at Tel Aviv University found that a whey protein drink before breakfast can subdue the volatile glucose levels indicative of type 2 diabet...

Canola Oil Could Actually Help With Diabetes, Cholesterol: Study

University of Toronto News | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

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.

Why Your Diet Is So Important When It Comes To Diabetes

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Living

More fruits and vegetables and fewer sweetened beverages and saturated fats significantly decreased risk for type 2 diabetes, independent of other lif...

Could Skipping Dinner Help Prevent Diabetes?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Living

Three meals a day with snacks in between has long been the prescribed diet for healthy living — but for those battling type 2 diabetes, that formula...

When Surgery Is Better Than Medicine

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Living

WASHINGTON - New research is boosting hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients' diabetes into remission for years and perhaps in some case...

New Tequila Plant-Based Sweetener Helps With Diabetes, Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Living

A new sweetener made from the tequila plant could help reduce blood glucose levels in diabetics and contribute to weight loss in obese people. A re...