Banting House National Historic Site of Canada Welcomes Grant for Restoration!
Tue, February 5, 2013
Banting House National Historic Site of Canada (NHSC) will receive the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund– a grant that will help fund a project to restore and maintain the birthplace of insulin. Announced at a special event with Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for…
November 14th is World Diabetes Day!
Tue, November 9, 2010
With more than 9 million Canadians now living with diabetes or prediabetes, the Canadian Diabetes Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Novo Nordisk Canada and Eli Lilly Canada are calling on Canadians to join together and share what they are doing to champion the fight against this growing health epidemic.…
Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s linked
Tue, September 21, 2010
People with insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes may be more likely to
develop plaques in the brain linked with Alzheimer’s disease, Japanese
researchers have found.
Insulin resistance is the stage before Type 2 diabetes, when the hormone
insulin becomes less effective in lowering…
Unique diabetes program has big impact on B.C. First Nation
Wed, June 16, 2010
By Margaret Munro, Canwest News Service October 19, 2009 5:02 AM Ottawa Citizen
VANCOUVER — Chief Robert Joseph was furious when he first laid eyes on Dr. Keith Dawson and his partner at an aboriginal health meeting.
“I thought: ‘Who on Earth do these people think they are,…
Bacon, sausage, hotdogs raise risk of heart disease and diabetes, study reports
Thu, May 20, 2010
Study suggests salt, presevatives in some meats a real health risk.
Eating bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the
risk of heart disease and diabetes, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a
study that identifies the real bad boys of the meat…
Schools Near Fast-Food Restaurants Increase Obesity and Diabetes Risk
Sun, January 18, 2009
If a school is just down the block from a fast-food restaurant, students are more likely to be overweight or obese, researchers reported.
Those whose schools were less than a half-mile from a fast-food restaurant were at an increased risk for overweight and obesity, Brennan Davis, Ph.D., of…