Having Type 1 Diabetes sucks but don’t ask the CRA for sympathy

No one will argue with the statement that having Type 1 diabetes sucks.  If you do a perfect job testing your sugars, adjusting your insulin and following a diet and…

Complete communities today for healthy people tomorrow

When I tell people here at BC Diabetes that I studied urban planning, I’ll often be asked: how does urban planning impact health, especially for people living with diabetes? Historically,…

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…

The Dexcom G5: State-of-the-art sensor technology

Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) or “sensors” have been around for more than a decade.  With the arrival in Canada last week of the Dexcom G5 everything has changed: the G5…