Diabetes Dialogue Winter 2019

January 2019

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Make a difference this year

Dr. Diane Donat, Editor-in-Chief

Get your New Year off to a good and healthy start.

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Young people with type 1 diabetes deal with stigma

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Feelings of shame lead to poorer diabetes management.

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Risk of childhood type 2 diabetes may begin in womb

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A new study focuses on Indigenous youth in Manitoba.

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Are you living with type 2 diabetes + kidney disease?

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Metformin may be safer for you than previously thought.

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New process for islet transplant shows promise

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Researchers hope to move from mouse to dog to human.

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Dale Alderson: Leading by example

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Avid athlete and can-do volunteer inspires others by overcoming challenges.

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Research Brief

An artificial pancreas is on the horizon

Researcher Ahmad Haidar in his lab

Researcher develops “smart” device that delivers insulin automatically, whenever needed.

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Sex & diabetes: What you need to know

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Endocrinologists Dr. Alice Cheng and Dr. Richard Bebb answer common questions about sex-related problems, and offer solutions.

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Prepare to be inspired

Members of the DREAM team

Meet the people and partnerships making a difference in the fight against diabetes.

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Nutrition Matters

The truth about eggs

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It's fast food that is packed with nutrition.

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On the Shelf

What’s for breakfast?

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Hit the grocery store for hassle-free breakfast ingredients.

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Diabetes Canada volunteer awards

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Nominate that special individual or group in your community now.

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Member notice of 2019 Regional Annual Meetings

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Join us for this year's meetings.

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Fit Tip

Have diabetes complications? You can still exercise!

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With a modified approach, you can work out safely.

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Know Your Rights

Diabetes 360° and you

Prevention + Screenings + Treatments & Supports = Improved Patient Health

The new national strategy is designed to improve the lives of those living with or affected by diabetes now and in the future.

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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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