Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness by Buffy MacNeil, RD Did you know that World Diabetes Day is November 14th?  It is celebrated worldwide in over 160 countries and territories.  It is celebrated on November 14, to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting. Frederick Banting and Charles Best discovered insulin in 1921.  The World Diabetes Day logo is a blue circle.  The circle is a symbol for life and health, and the colour blue reflects the sky that unites […]

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Surviving Thanksgiving the Healthy Way!

Contributed by: Buffy MacNeil, Registered Dietitian Well the holiday weekend is just about upon us and while we all enjoy the extra time off to spend with family and friends, Thanksgiving usually involves large meals with many not so healthy choices!  If you are trying to watch your weight is there any way to enjoy the holiday?? The answer is yes you can!  You can enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend without ruining your weight loss/healthy eating […]

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