Osteoporosis Canada presents this Beyond the Break webinar with Dr. Julie Gilmour from 12-1pm on Feb. 6th, 2018.  The live link to the presentation is http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=78039016.  For more information please see the event flyer.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to the care of older adults in correctional settings. 5 pages. 

This article provides a general set of guidelines regarding diabetes care and recommendations for correctional institutions.  

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.

In a study of nursing home residents with diabetes it was found that those of African American descent were three times more likely to be depressed than other races in the study.

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. 

This webpage links to a variety of topics and assessment tools related to the care of the elderly.