Daily Media Digest November 15, 2021

Why Every Action Makes a Difference This Diabetes Awareness Month
Health Insight
“We all play a role in ending diabetes. No matter how big or small, every action makes a difference.”
TAGS: Diabetes, Type 1, Type 2, chronic health condition, insulin, Canadian solutions, Diabetes Canada

100 years since insulin discovery, Canadian scientists push for new diabetes treatments …
Global News
“More than 11 million Canadians, or one in three, are living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to Diabetes Canada.”
TAGS: insulin, diabetes, innovative research, chronic health condition, Diabetes Canada, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Sanofi Canada Is Invested in Improving the Lives of People with Diabetes
Health Insight
“Sanofi Canada’s focus on the patient experience and innovative way of working aim to achieve the best outcomes for Canadians living with diabetes.”
TAGS: Diabetes, chronic health condition, patient experience, access to care, Sanofi Canada

New anti-diabetic treatment approved for human trials
“A natural compound that slows the breakdown of starch could be used to develop a more pleasant treatment for managing Type 2 diabetes.”
TAGS: Diabetes, innovative treatment, clinical trial, Type 2 diabetes, GlycoNet

How to make needles for kids as pain-free as possible – The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail
““We don’t just know what to do,” said Dr. Rebecca Pillai Riddell, a clinical psychologist at York University and part of a team conducting the …”
TAGS: immunization, vaccine, COVID-19, pandemic, anxiety, York University

University of Manitoba team receives $202000 grant to study ‘long COVID’ – Global News
Global News
“A team of researchers at the University of Manitoba received a $202000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study what’s …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, long COVID, innovative research, University of Manitoba