Volume 3 Archives - Page 2 of 3 - BC Diabetes Foundation

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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Upcoming Symposium

The BC Endocrine Research Foundation presents a Fall Symposium: What’s New In Midlife Womens’ Health Presentations Dr. Diane Finegood will discuss changes in metabolism associated with midife transitions Dr. Jerilynn Prior will speak about what is new in our understanding of Perimenpause Yet to be determined 3rd speaker. Panel Discussion Questions and Answers Sunday, November […]


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Small Blessings

We can be thankful for having a healthy and happy son. We are thankful that he can grow up to live a normal life and pursue any dreams or professional goals he may have. We are thankful that people can live an almost “normal” life with insulin dependent diabetes. Nicholas has had diabetes since age […]


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Shoppers Walk For the Cure

More than 3000 walkers laced up their sneakers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s 7th annual Shoppers Walk for the Cure on Sunday May 27, 2001. A host of corporations and family teams participated in the 5 km nature trail walk to raise funds to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. Last year […]


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N O O D L E S ! Yum m m . . .

Carole Sine’s Foods Class from Gold River Secondary School These girls made a noodle 20 odd feet long and had some laughs doing it. Here is the recipe copied more or less literally. Ingredients: 1 egg pinch of salt water to make a dough 1 cup flour Knead it and then put it through the […]


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Mazes and Puzzles

 


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Hayley’s Letter

Hi, I’m Hayley. I’m almost 9. I’ve had diabetes for almost all my life. I got diagnosed with diabetes when I was 14 months. I’ve had many highs and many lows. Once I passed out on the risers in my choir practice. I didn’t know I was low until it was too late. When my […]


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