Number 3: Fall Equinox, 2002 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

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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Nuts About Nutrition

Yes I’m ranting again. Nuts and seeds continue to get a bad rap because of their fat content but consider this. Nuts and seeds contain precious oils/fats that are essential to your health. These omega-3 and -6 oils provide your body with the building blocks for tissue repair and maintenance. Furthermore, if your taking a […]

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“Live Well With Diabetes”

Presented by the BC Endocrine Research Foundation Let this video help you and your family better understand type 2 diabetes so you can live a long healthy life! This 55 minute video takes you through the basics of type 2 diabetes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Specialists in diabetes care present the facts to enable you […]

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Exercise and Blood Sugar Management In Type 2 Diabetes

This is the second in a two article series on Diabetes and Exercise. This article will discuss type 2 diabetes and how to manage blood sugars during and after exercise. A number of key ideas regarding the fundamentals of fuel metabolism in conjunction with exercise were discussed in the first article in the last issue […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to the winter issue. If the lead-off article looks familiar it is because a very similar version appeared just over a year ago. I have had so many requests for this article that I have decided to reprint it with some updates and hope the message will ring loudly and clearly; type 2 diabetes […]

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