When Dr. Forbes was a medical student in Scotland he was self diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. 40 years later, his whole leg was amputated due to diabetes complications. He shares his story and talks about a new online questionnaire to determine your risk for type 2 diabetes: CANRISK
Carmen Welta is a mother of a teenage son with type 1 diabetes. She’s also the Research Chair at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Hear the perspective of a parent who has a child with this disease and learn about the latest in research and treatment from JDRF.
Since I can’t grow a mustache (try as I might), this is the next best thing! Today on Weekend Wellness it’s all about men’s health with urologist Dr. Gary Steinhoff and holistic nutritionist Cordelia McFadyen. We cover the warning signs for prostate cancer, the latest in detection & treatment and what foods compromise & support good prostate health.
When Jenn was diagnosed with two kinds of breast cancer, she made a promise to herself. Hear her inspirational story and find out if she kept that promise. I’ll also talk to Dr. Tanya Berrang, a radiation oncologist with the BC Cancer Agency. Learn about early detection, radiation and the latest in breast cancer treatment.