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How to manage diabetes over the holidays

The holiday season is a time of celebrations, with plenty of food to tempt your taste buds and challenge your best intentions for healthy eating. While social gatherings can make it difficult to stay on top of your carbohydrate intake, here are some tips to help navigate your way through holiday feasts (remember to test...

Hertzel Gerstein
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New discovery: diabetes drug reduces heart and kidney problems

A clinical trial led by researchers at the Population Health Research Institute of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and McMaster University has found that the drug dulaglutide reduces heart and kidney issues in middle-aged and older people with Type 2 diabetes. The “REWIND” study followed more than 9,900 people in 24 countries over five years and found that...

Suzanne Hansen

Introducing… a home parenteral nutrition dietitian

Suzanne Hansen is a registered dietitian who divides her time between the home parenteral nutrition program (HPN), various gastroenterology clinics and the adult cystic fibrosis clinic at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster University Medical Centre. She has been with HHS for 27 years. The HPN program accepts a certain number of patients from across the...