Entries by Sheri Devereaux

Vaccines

 National Advisory Committee on Immunization http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/naci-ccni/index-eng.php#rec If you choose not to vaccinate http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/immunization/docs/toolkit_risks.pdf Rourke Baby Record Information for Parents http://www.rourkebabyrecord.ca/parents/ Meningitis B (Meningococcal Serogroup B (4CMenB) Vaccine) information http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2014/aspc-phac/HP40-104-2014-eng.pdf Ontario’s Routine Immunization Schedule http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/immunization/static/immunization_tool.html   For patients with diabetes, your health provider encourages you to have a flu shot every year and to have a […]

The diabetes care that is right for you

Driving to work I heard a blurb on diabetes on CBC radio (Diabetes Clip on CBC Radio). It talked about individualizing approach to chronic disease. Most of you on this blog are too young for the relaxation of targets for your A1C that they describe. However, it’s important to let your health provider know what […]

Small steps towards better health

I saw this in the Running Room magazine for January.  It was written by Tara Postnikoff , a registered nutritional consultant  on page 35 in her monthly column “Ask A Nutritionist”. The article is geared for runners but most of the suggestions would apply to all of us.  I will let Andrea, our expert dietitian, […]

Get Moving

Living in a cold country like Canada makes getting moving challenging at times- especially with this week’s damp August weather. When I am at the cottage there are plenty of things that are tempting to do. Last week I went for an amazing bike road on the back roads- smelling the clover in the fields, […]