Everyone Working with Diabetes Should Have the FIT Injection Tool

I often present and develop lessons on the role of insulin in the management of diabetes.  One of the most significant barriers for many patients is the thought of injecting a medication into their body. In reality, this should not be a significant barrier as injecting with insulin pens and the ultra-fine pen needles causes […]

Travellers’ Diarrhea – What Can I Eat and Drink?

I present quite often on travel medicine and often get questions regarding the prevention and treatment of common travel-related conditions. I thought I would provide some background on travellers’ diarrhea as it is the most is the most predictable travel-related illness and occurs in a large number of travellers to resort destination .1 Travellers’ Diarrhea […]

Why Will Medical Cannabis be More Restrictive than Recreational Cannabis?

I read through the Government of Canada’s Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis.  I would encourage every person currently working with or are interested in working with cannabis to give it a read.  My biggest concern was the Cannabis for Medical Purposes Section. Under this section, the current method of distributing medical cannabis by […]

COPD Inhalers – Easy to Use Reference Tool

Choosing a COPD Inhaler I was working on a COPD program over the last couple of weeks and came across a couple of great tools. I have found that many clinicians and patients are often confused with all the different medications and inhaler options.  Resptrec has developed a couple of great tool for clinicians.  A […]

Managing Atopic Dermatitis – Tools

I wanted to share a couple of useful tools that The Eczema Society of Canada has developed for primary care clinicians. Atopic Dermatitis: A Practical Guide to Management The first is their “Atopic Dermatitis: A Practical Guide to Management”.  I found the guide a very easy read, with a focus on patient management versus providing […]