Resources

Diabetes Prevention & Blood Sugar Management resources

WEBINAR – Innovations in Diabetes Management

Watch this webinar with Rob Lazzinnaro, Registered Dietitian at Copeman Healthcare, who summarizes some of the current technologies and medications that are revolutionizing diabetes management.

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WEBINAR – How to Manage High Blood Sugar

Join Registered Dietitians, Sarah Kasman and Christine Shaddick, as they take you through an overview of pre-diabetes and provide key information to help you manage your blood sugar levels now and throughout the rest of your life.

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FreeStyle Libre – A game-changer for diabetes management

The Libre has significantly improved my quality of life and has virtually freed me from the daily struggles of diabetes management.

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New system says goodbye to finger pricking for diabetes management

With the new FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitor, Canadians with diabetes now have a more convenient way to obtain their blood glucose reading.

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Diabetes with Nina Hirvi and the CKNW Health Check

Diabetes is a fairly common disease and in many cases can actually be prevented. Learn more with Certified Diabetes Educator, Nina Hirvi and CKNW.

7 Nutrition tips for preventing or reversing insulin resistance

7 Nutrition tips for preventing or reversing insulin resistance

Insulin resistance can lead to Type 2 diabetes and other serious health conditions. Learn what you can do to reverse insulin resistance and prevent chronic diseases from taking hold.

CKNW interviews Copeman clinicians on popular health topics

CKNW interviews Copeman clinicians on popular health topics

This fall, CKNW’s Lynda Steele tapped into the expertise of Copeman’s clinical team for the latest information on stress management, skin health and more!

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Speed skating president gets back on track at 65

Jim was able to get his health back under control by breaking realistic goals down into manageable steps. Within a month, he saw visible results. In six months, he had lost 23 pounds and his waistline had shrunk by almost three inches!

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Get the most from LifePlus: Spotlight on Registered Dietitians

The first tip for making the most of your dietitian visit is overcoming the fear that you are visiting the food police.

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Calls for restricting the marketing of unhealthy foods to children ignored by policy makers: What can we do?

Copeman Healthcare physician, Mark Gelfer, MD, CCFP, FCFP, along with Eric Mang, MPA; Tara Duhaney, MHSc and Norm Campbell, MD,FRCPC, address the impact on our health, the health of our children and the action required to address the federal government regulations over the marketing of unhealthy foods.

Study shows increased contact with health care providers may be key to improving outcomes for type 2 diabetes patient

Study shows increased contact with health care providers may be key to improving outcomes for type 2 diabetes patient

A recent 18-month study conducted by Copeman Healthcare revealed that increased regular contact between patients and health care providers is enabling them to achieve higher “treat to target” rates for type 2 diabetes than the national average.

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Hypertension: the theme for World Health Day 2013

The most important risk factor for death and disability is Hypertension. The World Health Organization chose Hypertension as the theme for World Health Day 2013

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Gearing up for the GranFondo

Successful CEO, Garth Braun, dodges Type 2 Diabetes thanks to the personalized care at Copeman Healthcare and his own outstanding drive. Read and be inspired.

Metabolic Syndrome-The lifestyle disease

Metabolic Syndrome: the lifestyle disease

Metabolic Syndrome, sometimes referred to as the plague of the modern era, traces its roots back to the period of rapid urbanization around the time of ancient Greece. Learn more about this condition and how to avoid it.

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.

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Metabolic Syndrome —the “Perfect Storm”

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.