Number 1: Spring Equinox, 2000 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

Young Women and Osteoporosis

Building Our Knowledge and Resources If you are under 50 years old and recently learned that your bone density is lower than it should be, you may be feeling confused, worried or frightened. You are not alone. Osteo Juniors is a group of younger women throughout BC who have osteoporosis or osteopenia. The problem with […]

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Diabetes in the Elderly

Diabetes in the elderly will be the epidemic in this Century. Current data suggests that about 20% of patients over the age of 65 will develop diabetes at some point in their life. At least half the patients are unaware that they have the disease yet these patients are still susceptible to the complications of […]

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An Introduction To Cholesterol PART I

Introduction There is certainly no shortage of discussion in the media regarding cholesterol as it pertains to general health and more specifically heart disease. What is missing is a more complete appreciation of just what cholesterol is and how the different lipid components interact in your body and impact on your health. This article will […]

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A Message From the President

Welcome to a new year. It’s hard to believe that a full year has passed since we started this publication. I feel great pride seeing the Foundation growing and expanding its activities. Along with our Quarterly Newsletter we are now distributing the new video by Dr. Jerilynn Prior called “The Puzzle of Perimenopause”. The Foundation […]

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From the Editor

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to another issue of the Quarterly Newsletter. The Foundation has another year under its belt and one full annual cycle of newsletters to keep track of the passing seasons. A slightly updated look with different paper and colours brings to mind the need for progress as […]

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Chair: Dr. Tom Elliott

Board Members: Dr. Keith Dawson, Dr. Breay Paty, Dr. David Thompson, Howard Blank

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