We offer virtual consultation to help patients whose physical limitations make travel to the clinic impossible
Have you seen “diabetes” memes? They might show up as candy lasagna or math problems such as “Johnny has 20 candy bars. He eats 12. What does Johnny have?”
On one hand, these are a clear indication that the general public is understanding that diet can play a factor in the likelihood of developing Type 2 diabetes, but they miss the point on a number of levels:
The BBC recently covered a campaign that took off under the hashtag #WhatDiabetesReallyLooksLike. Living with diabetes isn’t easy and we embrace the notion that community support means not having to go it alone.
The social awareness of living with type 1 diabetes is increasing through activity on Facebook and other social media channels. At BCDiabetes we are very conscious of this and provide a supportive Community to make life easier for the 30000 people in British Columbia with Type 1 diabetes. – Dr. Tom Elliott, BCDiabetes Medical Director