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

More than prescriptions…

More than prescriptions…

March is Pharmacist Appreciation Month! Pharmacists can provide you with more than prescriptions. Here are some highlights and featured services that are available from our LMC Certified Diabetes Educator Pharmacists – and these are covered by OHIP, so there is no...

Compression Stockings to Reduce Edema

Compression Stockings to Reduce Edema

With March being kidney health month, we wanted to educate you more on a common kidney health issue - edema. Edema is the swelling that is caused by water retention in your body’s tissues.  This complication can occur when the kidneys are unable to properly process...

Nutrition Month 2021

Nutrition Month 2021

March is nutrition month and this year’s theme is “Good For You. Dietitians Help You Find Your Healthy.”   This year it’s all about finding what foods work for you and make you feel your best. There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to healthy eating! There are...

Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month

February is heart health month! People living with diabetes are at an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. However, you can reduce your risk with healthy behaviours such as diet and exercise as well as taking medications to protect your heart as recommended by...

Your Feet & Heart Health

Your Feet & Heart Health

If you’re wondering about the health of your heart, take a look at your feet. Your feet are often forgotten about. They get squished into shoes, stepped on, and not properly taken care of. This may be true for many of us; however, your feet could hold key signs about...

COVID-19 & Heart Health

COVID-19 & Heart Health

The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada has heart-related statistics to share when it comes to COVID-19: Data shows that people who have a heart condition or vascular disease, or who have had a stroke, are at higher risk of complications if they are infected with...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The health buzz kicking off 2021 is COVID-19 vaccinations!  Depending on what part of Canada you are in, your age and your living arrangements, you may have been part of the fortunate group who have already received your COVID-19 vaccine.  For the majority of...

Your Feet, Your Food, Your Fitness!

Your Feet, Your Food, Your Fitness!

Walking: Your Feet, Your Food, Your Fitness With type 1 diabetes it is important to make adjustments to your supplemental insulin and food intake to match the type, time, and intensity of your physical activity. Proper planning and monitoring of your insulin and food...

Resolutions for Healthier Eyes

Resolutions for Healthier Eyes

Do your eyes a favour and add an eye exam to your New Year’s resolution list! Booking an eye exam with an optometrist is a simple resolution that’s easy to keep and can help protect not only your vision, but your overall health and wellness too. “Many people think of...

Taking STEPS Towards A Healthy New You!

Taking STEPS Towards A Healthy New You!

Taking the steps to become a healthier version of yourself, could not have come at a better time! Our world has turned upside down in this last year. The pandemic has changed so much in our lives and we want to ensure you are able to stay safe and healthy this year....

New Years’ Resolution Tips

New Years’ Resolution Tips

Happy New Year! Many people will be setting new years’ resolutions this month and we want to make sure you succeed! A helpful way of setting goals is using the SMART framework. SMART stands for: Specific – sometimes goals start out as a broad concept like “I want to...