The Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC) is pleased to announce the opening of our one bed palliative care suite on February 22, 2017. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 am with the open house continuing through until 3 pm. The suite is made possible with funding support from the North East Local Health Integration Network in keeping with ...Read More »
February 12 to 18 is Sexual and Reproductive Health Week and Algoma Public Health wants to remind you about the importance of starting a conversation about healthy sexuality. Many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have few or no noticeable symptoms and people may not be aware that they are infected. These infections can lead to serious health complications if left ...Read More »
Mon diabète ne me rend pas « malade », donc pourquoi suivre un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète?
Beaucoup de patients ne savent pas si un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète (PED) leur serait utile, et pensent qu’un tel programme ne s’adresse qu’aux personnes très malades. « Je croyais que mon diabète n’était pas grave et qu’il est bien maîtrisé. Pourquoi dois-je suivre un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète? Je vois mon médecin ou infirmière praticienne plusieurs ...Read More »
Many patients aren’t sure if a Diabetes Education Program (DEP) is meant for them. Surely it’s only for the really sick people. “I thought my diabetes was only mild and that it was well controlled so why should I go to the Diabetes Education Program? I see my Doctor/ Nurse Practitioner several times a year – isn’t that enough?” I’ve ...Read More »
It is said that we are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps “six degrees of separation”. That tenuous type of connection led to this article. When the Nipigon River Bridge failed, Wawa-news covered the ...Read More »