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Since Glucagon is only used for severe hypoglycemic events, it is not often required; however it is still imperative to be prepared for an emergency. Today, Lilly Diabetes announced the release of an app for health care providers and caregivers as an interactive tool to better understand the use of Glucagon. Features of this app are: [...]
More than 50 million Muslims throughout the world with type 2 diabetes mellitus fast for one lunar month (Ramadan) each year. This year it’ll start on July 20th. Fasting usually occurs from sunrise to sunset. As you can imagine, this poses as a problem for Muslims who are diabetic. Health care providers need to be aware of how [...]
To help health professionals to work with the Latin American population, a Latin American working group was formed to develop a number of resources specific to their needs. They include adapted Just the Basics resources, thumbnail images with approximate portion sizes of some common foods as well as other useful teaching aids. This new series, geared towards [...]
“This fund provides up to $25,000 in start-up money to initiate practical, quality improvement projects that directly improve the management of diabetes for New Brunswickers living with the disease or for those at risk of developing the disease,” said Health Minister Madeleine Dubé… All eligible individuals, groups, and organizations should consider applying. Deadline: August 17, [...]