August, 2015

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Healthy Living

Why You Need to Get Active This August

Why You Need to Get Active This August

The grass is green, the birds are chirping, and August is a great time to start a new activity to help you stay fit! Try these quick tips from the Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines so you can lace up those runners and start your workout.

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Jump Feet First into Foot Care

Jump Feet First into Foot Care

The summer days are winding down but there is still time to explore the great outdoors and get active. While most people think summer safety means wearing sunblock and staying hydrated, keeping your feet healthy is equally important if you have diabetes. This month, put the right foot forward by reviewing these helpful foot care tips from the Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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6 Tips for Surviving Summer BBQs

6 Tips for Surviving Summer BBQs

It's BBQ season, and weekends often mean gathering with friends for some great summer meals. While it can be tempting to indulge in everything, here are some easy tips to keep your diet on track.

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Recipe of the Month

Cumin and Garlic Scented Lamb Skewers

Cumin and Garlic Scented Lamb Skewers

Inspired by the street vendors of Western China, this grilled spiced lamb kabob is a BBQ must-try!

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News

Take the #3lbChallenge and You Could Win!

Take the #3lbChallenge and You Could Win!

According to Statistics Canada, Canadians spend four per cent of every dollar earned on clothing. Over time, these purchases lose their fit, both literally and aesthetically, which can lead to clutter in your closet. Take the #3lbChallenge and you could win one of our weekly $500 VISA Gift Card prizes, or the Grand Prize of a $5,000 travel voucher from McTavish Travel.

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Special Offer from Weight Watchers Canada

Special Offer from Weight Watchers Canada

Sign up with Weight Watchers today to receive 50 per cent off a three month online savings plan. Best of all, each time someone signs up through this offer, Weight Watchers will donate $5 to the Canadian Diabetes Association!

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Local News

Don't Miss "Imagine the Ultimate Magic Experience"

Don't Miss Imagine the Ultimate Magic Experience

Love magic and live in Oakville, Peterborough, Barrie or North Bay? Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience to catch internationally acclaimed magician Greg Frewin.

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Guy Poole Marks 10th Anniversary of Liz’s Walk

Guy Poole Marks 10th Anniversary of Liz’s Walk

Guy Poole has completed 2,000 km of a planned walk across Labrador in memory of his late wife, Elizabeth, who passed away from diabetes-related complications. His mission: to relay the seriousness of diabetes. Now he needs your help.

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