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See Dr. Elliott interpret reports from Freestyle Libre – Facebook livestream from April 30, 2019

Living With Diabetes

On April 30, Medical Director Dr. Tom Elliott spoke with patients at the BC Diabetes Freestyle Libre Interpretation Class, and livestreamed it on Facebook to share with patients who could not attend. In this video, he explains the basics of blood sugar control, including the effects of diet, exercise, stress, basal and rapid insulin, and […]

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2019 BC Diabetes Fundraiser Photos

Events,Uncategorized

Highlights from our first fundraiser event, “Changing Lives Through Discovery and Research,” on April 4, 2019 at Science World in Vancouver.

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Dr. Elliott speaks with John Daly about SGLT2 inhibitors, diabetes care in British Columbia

News & Media

BCDiabetes Medical Director Dr. Tom Elliott speaks with John Daly’s CKNW radio show Back on the Beat on Saturday, March 17, 11am about SGLT2 inhibitors and the current state of diabetes care for British Columbians. Learn more about our work: SGLT2 inhibitors coverage: How BC is a third-world country when it comes to covering life-saving medication for […]

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Guest Post: Diabetes and Your Feet

Living With Diabetes

Dr. Jaspaul Riar The Canadian Diabetes Association projects that by 2020, one in three Canadians will have diabetes, be pre-diabetic or have undiagnosed diabetes. These numbers are startling, but what is more shocking is the number of foot amputations this is causing. In 2011-2012, Canadians suffered 2000 foot amputations due to diabetic wounds. This is […]

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