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Café Diabetica: How Does Engagement Impact the Diabetes Experience?
Positive changes can emerge when the roles of participants and workers change to explore and share health experiences. People with diabetes felt empowered by helping to set group topics and by the self-discovery that ...
Masters Athletes Challenge Our Thinking About Health and Aging
Masters Athletes are not anomalies but, rather, potential models for how we should age. They challenge the widespread belief that chronic diseases are an inevitable part of aging. They demonstrate that maintaining physical ...
Rates of Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weight Are High in Canada
The living conditions of Canadian children have a strong impact on their health. Social determinants of health associated with poverty have led to increases in the rate of infant mortality and low birth weight in Canada. ...
Type 2 Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations
Diabetes prevention and management needs more advocacy through a network of different health care partners working together. This can also help inform policy that meets the distinct needs of at risk populations for diabetes, ...
Living Conditions Create Health Inequities in Aboriginal Communities
Because of their living conditions, Aboriginal peoples tend to be more vulnerable to stress, disease, and a lack of control of their health.
Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.