For many patients, diabetes is more than a chronic health issue. It’s also a chronic financial issue, and that prevents many patients from adhering to their treatment. A new Diabetes Resource Manual addresses that health gap with comprehensive information on support programs and financial assistance for patients with diabetes in Ontario.
This month's topic:Gestational diabetes: high blood sugar in pregnancy Gestational diabetes affects about six per cent of pregnancies in Canada. Like type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes is a condition in which the body has trouble making or using a hormone called insulin, which is produced in the pancreas.