”Forum for Injection Technique (FIT) Canada provides evidence-based best practice recommendations for people with diabetes who are using injectable therapies. Through these recommendations, people with diabetes can achieve the best possible health outcomes by ensuring that the correct dose of medication is delivered to the correct injection site, using the proper technique. Dissemination initiatives will […]
New Brunswick’s first Comprehensive Diabetes Strategy outlines a clear, deliberate road map for the next 4 years to address the growing challenge of diabetes. An aging population and a dramatic rise in obesity place New Brunswickers at increased risk of developing diabetes. About 5,000 new cases of diabetes are diagnosed annually in New Brunswick.
The Recommendations for Best Practice in Injection Technique will provide Canadian Health Care Professionals (HCPs) with evidence-based, best practice information for all those with diabetes using injectable therapies. This will allow HCPs to help patients achieve the best possible health outcomes by ensuring that the dose is delivered in the right injection site, using the […]
If ever there was a period of rapid change for diabetes educators, it is now. As diabetes prevalence rates increase, diabetes services adopt chronic care models, and traditional diabetes healthcare teams expand, the diabetes educator role appears to be at the precipice of something big—a big opportunity. But an opportunity for what?
The incidence of diabetes is increasing and, as a result, has put a strain on our healthcare resources especially when it comes to providing clientele with information and management of their disease state. The Diabetes Education Center provides the most comprehensive program, from all-inclusive group classes to one-on-one sessions, but is struggling to keep up […]