Personal Health News

Save Your Vacation For When You're Not Sick

Prevention and TreatmentOne third of Canadians travelling to tropical areas could get infected with traveller’s diarrhea.

Save Your Vacation For When You're Not Sick

Why Aren’t Adults Getting Vaccinated For Pneumonia?

Education and AdvocacyAs new strains for pneumonia are becoming more resistant to antibiotics, pneumonia is scarier than many of us realize. Fortunately, a vaccine exists for older adults to help reduce the risk.

Why Aren’t Adults Getting Vaccinated For Pneumonia?

Life On The Big Screen With Type 1 Diabetes

Education and AdvocacyVictor Garber talks diabetes management and how a diagnosis can be an opportunity for growth.

Life On The Big Screen With Type 1 Diabetes

Olympian Alyx Treasure Jumps Over Crohn’s Disease

Education and AdvocacyThe 24-year-old Prince George, B.C. native, overcame a Crohn's disease diagnosis to reach new heights and perform at an inspirational level.

Olympian Alyx Treasure Jumps Over Crohn’s Disease

Max Domi On Living With Diabetes

Patient PerspectiveThe high-scoring star discusses his diabetes journey while maintaining his professional hockey career.

Max Domi On Living With Diabetes

The 5 Hardest Things About Living With Diabetes

Patient PerspectiveMichelle Auerbach, also known as The Pincushion Princess, discusses daily challenges of living with diabetes.

The 5 Hardest Things About Living With Diabetes

Living Well With Diabetes Is Possible

Education and AdvocacyDuring the night of October 31, 1920, Canadian hero Sir Frederick Banting woke up with the idea of insulin — a discovery that has saved millions of lives worldwide.

Living Well With Diabetes Is Possible

The Most Significant Advance In Diabetes Care Since Insulin

Prevention and TreatmentJack Poisson was always a happy and healthy kid, but in May 2013 his life was turned upside down by a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Now new technology is allowing him to live his life to the fullest − and is giving his parents great peace of mind.

The Most Significant Advance In Diabetes Care Since Insulin

Why Vision Loss Due To Diabetes Is A Pressing Health Issue

Prevention and TreatmentNew global study reveals adults with diabetes are at an unnecessary risk of vision loss.

Why Vision Loss Due To Diabetes Is A Pressing Health Issue

See How Insulin Pump Technology Provides Greater Freedom And Flexibility To Diabetes Patients

Prevention and TreatmentPatients that couple pump technology with continuous glucose monitoring experience many user benefits.

See How Insulin Pump Technology Provides Greater Freedom And Flexibility To Diabetes Patients

How New Cloud Tech is Changing The Face Of Diabetes Management

Prevention and TreatmentDiabetes has been transformed from a death sentence to a more manageable condition because of technology.

How New Cloud Tech is Changing The Face Of Diabetes Management