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Patients wanted for diabetes study at the MUHC

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

MUHC Executive Director steps down

Dr. Scott looks back at his career at the health centre

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Tips for healthy holiday eating for people with diabetes

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

In 2004 The Montreal Children's of the MUHC turns 100!

The MCH became part of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in 1997. It continues to focus on family-based care and on reducing the time that children spend in hospital. This approach enables cutting-edge home care to be provided to patients along with strong support by MCH clinics.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Insulin pump gives people with diabetes new freedom

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Awards & Appointments

Awards & Appointments

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

The power of one woman

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Overcoming air travel anxiety

Dr. Spevack is a psychologist and director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic of the Montreal General Hospital at the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex, and has worked extensively with people wishing to overcome air anxiety.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Parenting skills for children ' especially difficult children

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

News briefs

Infants who sleep on their backs take longer to acquire key motor skills, compared to infants who sleep on their stomachs. Why?

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Alleviating pain a key priority at The MCH of the MUHC

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Soothing pain at the MUHC

Health Centre experts come together to tackle this silent epidemic.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

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

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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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Alzheimer's Disease ' a medical puzzle

January is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, and with good reason. According to the 1994 Canadian Study of Health and Aging, 364,000 Canadians over the age of 65 have the disease or related dementia - and that number is expected to more than double by 2031.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

The MUHC working miracles

Time and organization of the essence in reattachment of severed arm

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003