This medical travel insurance site provides insight and tips on things to consider when travelling as a diabetic such as what to pack and airport security. It also contains information on other useful links and how to keep safe.
The authors completed a population based study investigating hip fracture risk among men and women with type 2 diabetes compared to those without. A retrospective cohort design focusing on Ontario residents 66 years or older was done. The authors concluded that diabetes does increase the risk of hip fracture and that further research is needed to elucidate the mechanisms underlyng this increased risk as well as fracture prevention strategies for people with diabetes. Last reviewed January 2017.
When you have diabetes, a vacation or a business trip means a little extra planning. Changes in what you eat, how active you are, and time zones can affect your blood sugar levels. Here are some tips to make your travels easier.
The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care is pleased to share the presentation given on Tues. Nov. 15th from 4-5pm by Dr. Nandini Deshpande, Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen's University.
Dr. Robyn Houlden, Professor and Chair, Division of Endocrinology, Queen's University, gave a presentation on Diabetes in Long-Term Care to health care professionals in South East Ontario on May 10, 2016.