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Love Your Heart All Year Round

People with type 2 diabetes are more at risk for heart problems and dying early from cardiovascular disease. Use this free risk assessment tool now.

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Can I Still Play Hockey? And Other Questions Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Ask

Kids with Type 1 diabetes have the most important questions. When 12 yr old Max Domi was diagnosed, he just wanted to know if he could play hockey.

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How To Get Peace Of Mind When Building Your Family’s Future

There’s a time in adulthood when worrying about now starts to fade away and you worry about what’s next. It’s around the time you have kids that you really focus on planning for the future.

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Doctor’s Advice For New Parents Circa 1973

My parents moved houses this past summer and with it came an incredible purge of all the things they have been hanging on to over the years. They’ve known they were going to be downsizing…

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Reminders For Those Living With Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Awareness Month is the perfect reminder to assess your risks of developing type 2 diabetes and how it affects your heart helt. Take the test here.

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Busting the Stigma Around an Embarrassing Problem

Our bodies are complex. They can do incredible things, like heal themselves and tell us when something isn’t quite right. Here are three very common bodily issues we might face, and how to deal with them

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Mentors And Apps Help Make T1D Easier For Teens

Camp Jean Nelson is a Canadian summer camp for kids with diabetes. They do all the things kids do at summer camp with one difference – they do it with T1D.

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Fall Into A New Routine

Fall is a great time to get into a new routine. From getting outside to fun family activities, here’s how I get things done in the fall with family.

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Five Tips to Get Your Kids Ready for Back-To-School

It’s back-to-school season and here are 5 tips to get you geared up and ready for fall.

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Take the Self-Care Day Challenge!

As a parent looking after others often gets priority over looking after yourself. for Self-Care Day, here are some ways to put yourself first (and save some money too!)

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The Top 5 Questions About Allergies, Answered By A Pharmacist

Here are the top 10 questions people ask about allergies, and the answers from a Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist.

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Everyday Fitness: Burning Calories Without Even Knowing

Even if you are a full-time dad, it may be hard for you to find the time to keep your body in a good shape. And if you are a working dad, especially one with a busy schedule, the time you can spend with yourself can be even shorter. Here’s how to mix in some everyday fitness.

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If You Want To Be Truly Happy, You Need To Move

Dr Scholls knows we were Born to Move and wants to make it easier for you to make it happen. Dr Scholls can make it comfortable so you can move more doing the things you love, here’s how to make time for them!

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Diabetes Management In Summer: Camp, Trips, Travel (And Weddings)

It was when Kerri Sparling of Six Until Me told me she had to get a special pouch sewn into her wedding dress for her pump that I started to really understand what living with…

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Allergies But Were Too Stuffed Up To Ask

Allergy season has arrived with a vengeance. Here’s a chance to get some advice from a Shoppers’ Drug Mart pharmacist!

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