Healthy Living

What you don’t know CAN hurt you: Why regular blood tests are an important part of diabetes management

July 17th, 2018

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a common disease that occurs when your blood glucose is too high. Glucose is a sugar molecule (this is why blood sugar and blood glucose are often used interchangeably). Your body uses glucose for energy. It gets this energy by breaking down certain foods into glucose. The glucose then travels […]


August 25th, 2016

My Cancer IQ Making a few changes to your lifestyle can go a long way towards reducing your risk of cancer. My CancerIQ is an online risk assessment tool that helps determine your cancer risk, relative to other Ontarians, and creates a personalized plan to take control. Build your cancer risk profile Answer key questions […]

The Aging Body, a presentation by Dr. Barry Goldlist, geriatrician

May 19th, 2016

We will be having a series of Senior Health Seminars presented by our Senior Advisory Volunteer Initiative (SAVI) group. Our first seminar, ‘The Aging Body’, presented by Dr. Barry Goldlist, geriatrician, will discuss why we grow old, why we are not sleeping the way we used to, and how our brain and nervous systems are […]