Living Long & Well with Diabetes

Expectations of longevity change when people are diagnosed with diabetes. This concern is driven by misleading historical statistics suggesting Type 2 diabetes may reduce life expectancy by 5 to 10…

Compassionate Diabetes Care

At BCDiabetes we are aware that the challenges for individuals living with diabetes are many - that it's not as simple as eating less, exercising more, testing your blood and…

95 Years of Insulin & Embracing the Tech Era

Today marks the 95th anniversary of the first use of the word insulin by its Canadian discovers Dr. Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best.  Four months earlier they had saved…

The Feast and Famine diet, a cure for diabetes?

  Yesterday, (2017-02-23) a study of diabetic mice was published in the journal “Cell” showing that a special “fasting mimicking diet” (FMD) for 4 days every month caused regeneration of…