Number 1: Spring Equinox, 1999 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

Perimenopause – The Ovary’s Frustrating Grand Finale

Introduction Women in midlife increasingly hear the words “estrogen deficiency” spoken as the ultimate in bad news. “Everyone knows” that low estrogen levels cause heart disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s and frigidity. But as Dr. Susan Love (renowned breast surgeon and author of Dr. Susan Love’s Hormone Book) states, “If estrogen deficiency’s a disease, all men have […]

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New Frontiers in Diabetes Research

Introduction In the past year there have been dramatic new findings from clinical research in Diabetes, which will change the way clinical care will be delivered in the next five years. While basic understanding of the disease – that is, what causes diabetes, including genetic, metabolic and environmental causes, is rapidly expanding, there does not […]

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Food For Thought – Nutty Nutrition

Introduction Right off the bat lets talk fat. Not all fats are created equal. Fats come in all shapes and sizes and are essential for optimum health. In addition, they are altered under various conditions of processing, storage and food preparation, to form potentially unhealthy fats. But first let’s consider the fats that our body […]

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A Message From the President

The British Columbia Endocrine Research Foundation has just celebrated its first anniversary. It has been a busy year registering the Foundation as a non-profit society, forming a Public Advisory Council and implementing our fundraising strategies. One of our many activities in our first year is the publication of this newsletter. It will be our way […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to the first edition of The Quarterly Newsletter. It is certainly a varied and interesting path that has led me to this point in my life and the opportunity to be editor of the BC Endocrine Research Foundation’s newsletter. Up until recently the majority of my 14 years of research experience revolved around plants, […]

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