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September 2018

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Time for action

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Autumn is the perfect time to kick-start improvements to your health.

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Deep brain stimulation boosts insulin sensitivity

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Study offers insights about type 2 diabetes.

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Study predicts poor blood sugar control in some youth

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Young people often struggle with diabetes management.

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Not having enough food doubles diabetes risk

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Cheaper foods linked to weight gain and type 2 diabetes.

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High-fibre diet can prevent metabolic syndrome

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This diet is associated with less weight gain and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Harjeet Gill: Learning about and living with diabetes

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Isolated as a child, this dedicated volunteer now raises diabetes awareness.

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Research Brief

A new way to help lower blood sugar

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Researcher uncovers new links between metabolism and diabetes.

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Someone to lean on

Arlene Clemence-Kary stands in front of a tractor

Certified diabetes educators have the health-care knowledge and experience to make a difference in the lives of people with diabetes. But as you will discover in these stories, they often provide more than just the facts: They offer important support.

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Road to healing

Rainier Ward and Marie Page-Pier enjoy the natural landscape

There have been plenty of ups and downs on Rainier Ward’s diabetes journey. Now he is determined to stay on the path to good health—and serve as a role model to others along the way.

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Nutrition Matters

Meals on a budget

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With a little planning, healthy eating can be easy on your wallet.

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On the Shelf

Savour the flavour

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Make tastier meals all year-round with the help of dried herbs and spices.

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Fit Tip

Resistance exercise made easy

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As part of a healthy lifestyle plan, weight training offers powerful benefits.

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Know Your Rights

Kids with diabetes at school: Manitoba update

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Changes are happening in the province thanks to the efforts of Peggy Archer and others

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Diabetes Dialogue is a quarterly magazine published by Diabetes Canada. If you have any questions or comments, please contact the editor at dialogue@diabetes.ca.

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