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Nutrition Month 2024

March 1, 2024

As the seasons change from winter to spring, we find ourselves looking forward to newness and change. Often, these changes involve betterment of our health and well-being. Every year in March, dietitians across Canada and the United States celebrate Nutrition Month, a month-long event that highlights the role of registered dietitians as food and nutrition… Continue reading Nutrition Month 2024

Body Positivity for Individuals with Diabetes

November 1, 2023

World Diabetes Day is celebrated on November 14 every year to raise global awareness about diabetes. This year, our focus is on ‘Body Positivity for Individuals with Diabetes to combat stigma and misconceptions. Body image is a sensitive subject that influences the mental and emotional well-being of countless individuals. For those living with diabetes, the… Continue reading Body Positivity for Individuals with Diabetes

Summer Safety Checklist

July 4, 2023

Now that we are entering the warmer months of the year, WTDEP has created your summer safety checklist to help you enjoy the great outdoors, and staying well too. 1)     Wear sunscreen: Protect your skin from damage associated with prolonged sunlight by applying sunscreen; ideally with an SPF above 30. If you are planning to… Continue reading Summer Safety Checklist

March is Nutrition Month!

March 3, 2023

Nutrition Month is hosted by Dietitians of Canada every year. This year’s theme is “Unlock the Potential of Food: Find a Dietitian”. Did you know dietitians can support you in making nutritious food choices to help manage your blood sugars while also limiting your grocery budget? The cost of groceries is increasing and Canada’s Food… Continue reading March is Nutrition Month!

World Diabetes Day 2022

November 1, 2022

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. Every year on this date the diabetes community celebrates the birthday of Sir Frederik G. Banting who, along with Dr. Charles H. Best, discovered insulin therapy right here in Toronto in 1921. The invaluable contribution of Banting and Best to the treatment of diabetes cannot be overstated as insulin… Continue reading World Diabetes Day 2022

Power of Sleep

July 8, 2022

Sleep plays an important role in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels Over the past few decades, the overall average number of hours slept each night has decreased. This decrease in sleep may have contributed to the increase in obesity and diabetes that occurred over the same stretch of time. Obesity and diabetes are affected by… Continue reading Power of Sleep

Let’s Celebrate Nutrition Month!

March 1, 2022

March is the month that marks the beginning of Spring. As the air begins to lose its chill and early flowers start to bloom, this gives us the opportunity to re-evaluate our wellbeing, end the winter hibernation and look forward to new events and activities. March is Nutrition Month, an event that is hosted by… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate Nutrition Month!

Smoking and Diabetes

January 6, 2022

With the start of another year, many of us will no doubt be making New Year’s Resolutions. For many, these resolutions often centre on making lifestyle changes to improve our health.  Smoking cessation is a common New Year resolution.  In Canada, 100 Canadians die every day of smoking related illnesses(1).  Weedless Wednesday has become a… Continue reading Smoking and Diabetes

New Year’s Resolutions for People with Diabetes

December 2, 2021

New Year is just around the corner. It is the perfect time to reflect on the year past and start new habits and establish personal goals for the year to come. If you have diabetes, here are some ideas to focus on when making your New Year’s resolutions for 2022. Follow up with your doctor… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for People with Diabetes

World Diabetes Day – Insulin at 100!

November 4, 2021

November 14 is designated as World Diabetes Day (WDD). WDD was established jointly in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to help raise awareness about health complications that can result from diabetes. This day is marked annually on November 14, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered… Continue reading World Diabetes Day – Insulin at 100!
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