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Living with diabetes is challenging. Achieving optimal blood sugar balance involves major lifestyle choices and changes that can be difficult to sustain over time. When a woman with diabetes immigrates to a new country with very different social and cultural customs, religion, values, norms, and...
Assessment of food accessibility, availability and adherence to dietary recommendations among diabetic older adults living in subsidized retirement homesDownload
The availability and accessibility of healthy foods for type 2 diabetes patients may limit their food choices and adherence to dietary recommendations. The accessibility and availability of food for low-income, diabetic, older adults was evaluated. Information was gathered regarding self-care...
Assessment of the mechanisms exerting glucose-lowering effects of dried peas in glucose-intolerant ratsDownload
The present study compared the effects of feeding uncooked pea fractions (embryo v. seed coat) on glucose homeostasis in glucose-intolerant rats and examined potential mechanisms influencing glucose homeostasis. Rats were made glucose intolerant by high-fat feeding, after which diets containing...
Best practices: does it mean the same thing in the Aboriginal community as it does in the health authorities when it comes to diabetes care?Download
Best Practices: Does it mean the same thing in the Aboriginal community as it does in the Health Authorities when it comes to diabetes care?
Dr. Philip Sherman (Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes [INMD]) outlined the 2009-2014 Strategic Priorities of INMD. These include Food and Health; Environments, Genes, & Chronic Disease; Obesity and Healthy Body Weight: Seeking Solutions; and Continuum of...
Cardiovascular Risk According to Plasma Apolipoprotein and Lipid Profiles in a Canadian First NationDownload
"Introduction: Despite high diabetes rates among Canadian First Nations people, little is known about their cardiovascular disease risk. Our aim was to describe the apolipoprotein profile with respect to cardiovascular risk in a Canadian First Nation community. Methods: In 2003, a representative...
Cause of Death and the Impact of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Heart FailureDownload
Introduction: Diabetes and heart failure (HF) place a large burden on healthcare systems and are associated with increased risk for death, including sudden cardiac death (SCD). However, causes of death have not been fully explored and evidence for primary prevention...
"Objective: To compare the characteristics and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Native Indians, Inuit, andnon-Aboriginal Canadians. Methods: The study was based on four cross-sectional studies conducted in the late 1980s and early 1990s involving threeethnic groups living in...
Characterization of Human Pancreatic Beta-cell Progenitors as a Means to Alleviate the Shortage of Donor Tissue for Islet TransplantationDownload
The current shortage of islet tissue from cadaveric human donors is not sustainable and will preclude islet transplantation from becoming a widespread therapeutic treatment for those with type 1 diabetes. A potential alternative source of tissue may be through isolating, expanding, and...