Our diabetes experts share some of their greatest advice, tips and tools to inspire and motivate you to live your best life!

Diabetes & Oral Health

Diabetes & Oral Health

Taking good care of your teeth is important for everyone, but did you know that gum disease can be a complication of diabetes? Blood travels everywhere inside the body, gums included! If you have too much sugar travelling in your blood, this can increase...

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Thyroid Health – What is Graves’ disease?

Thyroid Health – What is Graves’ disease?

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune condition. In autoimmune conditions, the body’s immune system produces antibodies (usually needed to fight viral/bacterial infections) against its owntissues. In the case of Graves’ disease, these auto-antibodies bind to...

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Medication And Kidney Health

Medication And Kidney Health

March is Kidney Health Month and Pharmacist Awareness Month!Wonder whether your medication affects your kidneys?  Ask a pharmacist! Healthy KidneysHealthy kidneys do the body good!  Your kidneys:Maintain your overall fluid and water balanceBalance your...

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Getting ready for RAMADAN

We are pleased to announce that your LMC Diabetes Education team is once again holding “Getting Ready for RAMADAN” workshops this year. These workshops will assist you to safely manage your diabetes during the month of Ramadan. Topics to be...

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Make Informed Food Choices And Create Healthy Habits

Happy Nutrition Month! March is a month dedicated to help educate and empower Canadians to make informed food choices and to help create healthy habits.  What better opportunity to discuss the launch of the new Canada’s Food Guide.   What’s New? After...

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Vegetarianism and Diabetes

Vegetarianism and Diabetes

Many people nowadays are choosing to follow a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of different reasons. Some choose to do so for environmental sustainability, some for animal protection, and some for health reasons. Regardless of the reason, people who...

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Mindful Eating and Diabetes

Mindful Eating and Diabetes

Happy New Year! Many of us are making resolutions for the New Year. Why not take the chance to explore self-care and mindfulness to kick-start the year?As we know, diabetes is a self-managed disease. Although you are receiving help and guidance from your...

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