Diabetes

Diabetes

Mi’kmaq women and health

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Elizabeth Paul
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Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the health issues that face the Mi'kmaq people today that are directly related to the effects of colonization. Illustrates how Mi'kmaq women are reclaiming their traditional healing role. 

 

Abc's of immunology

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Susan Elliott
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a primer on the immune system. Explains the language of immunology and the processes that occur when we are exposed to infection. 


The ties that bind: women and footwear

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates the health hazards of women's shoes. Tips on choosing a good shoe. Connection between diabetes and foot health. 

The ties that bind: women and footwear

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article ilustrates the health hazards of women's shoes. Tips on chosing a good shoe. Connection between diabetes and foot health. 

Diabetes and the Environment

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Private foundation
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Advocacy
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Website of Sarah Howard, National Coordinator of The Collaborative on Health and the Environment's Diabetes-Obesity Spectrum Working Group. Provides links to research and other information on the relationships between environmental chemicals and the development of diabetes.

Diabetes-obesity spectrum

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Online
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Collaborative on Health and the Environment

Examines obesity’s relationship to diabetes, and possible relationships being explored between synthetic chemicals and diabetes, obesity, insulin resistance, or metabolic syndrome.

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Preventing obesity in women of all ages – a public health priority

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English
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Catherine Lombard
Helena Teede
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Volume 54, Special Issue, May 2009, pp. 23-25
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Diabetes Voice
Publication Date: 
May 2009

Discusses the very strong links between obesity and diabetes type 2, and that women are far more likely than men to develop type 2 diabetes if they are overweight or obese.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Diabetes Voice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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The quarterly magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Experts are invited to share their knowledge and views on these subjects in special issues of the magazine. Special issues have focussed on subjects such as eating and diabetes; the diabetic foot; the metabolic syndrome; insulin and diabetes supplies; diabetes in young people; diabetes education; chronic disease management.

Primary Telephone: 
+32-2-538 55 11
Email Address: 
http://www.idf.org/diabetesvoice/contact
Fax Number: 
+32-2-538 51 14
Street Address: 
166 Chaussée de la Hulpe
Addt'l Street Address: 
B-1170
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

POWER study: diabetes

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Gillian L. Booth
Lorraine L. Lipscombe
Onil Bhattacharyya
Denice S. Feig
Baiju R. Shah
Ashley Johns
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Volume 2, Chapter III
Publisher: 
POWER Study (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-based Report)
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This chapter of the POWER Report examines indicators of prevalence; comorbidity; health and functional status; health behaviours; access to care; monitoring of and screening for diabetes control and complications; medication use; hospital admissions for diabetes complications; prenatal care for women with and without diabetes. They examine how these indicators differ among women and men and by socio-demographic characteristics and region.

The POWER Study is producing a Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among Ontario women.

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ISBN: 978-0-9733871-1-7
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Includes bibliographical references

Gender mainstreaming in priority health programs: the case of the diabetes mellitus prevention and control program in Mexico

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Aurora del Río Zolezzi
Yuriria A. Rodríguez Martínez
Cecilia Robledo Vera
Irma Blas Rodríguez
Publisher: 
Pan American Health Organization and the Ministry of Health’s Center for Gender Equity and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Mexico

Describes a gender mainstreaming program that won the PAHO 2008 Competition for Best Practices that Incorporate a Gender Equality Perspective in Health.

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