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Patients wanted for diabetes study at the MUHC

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

Diabetes, a major cause of heart disease, is a growing health concern across North America. A landmark study being conducted at the McGill University Heath Centre (MUHC) will investigate strategies used to reduce the frequency of heart disease in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Tips for healthy holiday eating for people with diabetes

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

For people living with diabetes, healthy holiday eating is essential because proper weight management is very important to maintaining good health.

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Insulin pump gives people with diabetes new freedom

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

Unless you've experienced diabetes, it's hard to imagine the impact of an insulin pump - a computerized device not much bigger than a pager, which delivers a steady infusion of insulin through a length of plastic tubing that is inserted into the skin.

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The power of one woman

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

Rachel Pritzker is a normal 54-year-old woman in every way except for one - her left leg is 15-25 percent larger than her right because she suffers from a disease called lymphedema.

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Parenting skills for children ' especially difficult children

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

Clinicians from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have suggestions for one of life's most difficult tasks - raising children - especially difficult children. Their approaches were presented at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC during the annual McGill Infant Health Day.

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Alleviating pain a key priority at The MCH of the MUHC

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has expanded its Acute Pain Service to help alleviate the discomfort children suffer after surgery or due to some medical diseases such as sickle cell anaemia.

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The Montreal General Hospital (MGH) Foundation and Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) Foundation Awards

Mon, 2003-12-01 (All day)

The Montreal General Hospital (MGH) Foundation and the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) Foundation have joined together again to grant research awards to investigators at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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