Number 2: Summer Solstice, 2001 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

Vegetarian Shepard’s Pie

Food For Thought A satisfying meatless meal, the following is a delicious and nourishing makeover of traditional Shepherd’s Pie: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie (adapted from Rose Elliott’s The Supreme Vegetarian Cookbook) 1 cup green or brown lentils 2-3 tsp olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, diced 1 green pepper, chopped 2 celery stalks, […]

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Type 2 Diabetes and Lifestyle

Defining Diabetes It is often said that you either have type 2 diabetes or you don’t. Your physician may tell you that you can’t have just a touch of diabetes or be a little bit diabetic. Why is this? The main reason is that there is a definition of diabetes based on several strict criteria […]

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Fall Symposium

What’s New In Midlife Women’s Health The BC Endocrine Research Foundation Presents a Fall Symposium “What’s New In Midlife Women’s Health”. Sunday November 4, 2001 9:30 am Reception, 10:00am Symposium. Location: International Ballroom, Delta Pacific Resort and Conference Centre, 10251 St. Edwards Drive, Richmond, BC Hosted by Joyce Resin Panel Discussion Questions and Answers Presentations […]

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Exercise as an Important Part of Type 2 Diabetic Therapy

Care and Management of Type 2 Diabetes We’ve known for over sixty years that the three cornerstones of diabetes management are proper diet, appropriate medication and sufficient exercise. The primary goal of treatment, using these core elements, is to achieve the best possible regulation of blood glucose and to delay or prevent the complications common […]

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Do You Have Type 2 Diabetes?

If you have Type 2 Diabetes you may be eligible to participate in a research study evaluating the effect of an important new medication for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. To qualify for the study you must be: 30-75 years of age Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in the last three years Never treated […]

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An Opportunity For Women to Participate in Medical Research

If you are a woman past menopause who experiences moderately intense hot flushes and/or night sweats, you are invited to participate in a study. This study is being conducted by Dr Jerilynn Prior, Professor of Endocrinology, and Dr Christine Hitchcock at the University of British Columbia. This 4-month study is designed to determine whether Raloxifene […]

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From the Editor

Diabetes is in the forefront in this issue. Perhaps this is because it is so prevalent and we really need to take responsibility for our own health at all levels: education, prevention and treatment. Darcy Cuff, from the healthy heart Program at St. Paul’s Hospital shares with us information about some exciting research she is […]

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