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What are ketones?, Ketones are made when your body begins using fat instead of carbohydrates for energy. When there is not enough insulin to get glucose (sugar) from the blood into the cells, the body will turn to fat for energy. When fat is broken down, ketones are made which can accumulate in the...
Who is this survey for?, This survey is for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Prince Edward Island. If you are completing this survey on behalf of someone living with COPD, please answer all questions (for example: their age, gender, etc.) based on the individual...
What is diabetes?, Diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to produce insulin or properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Diabetes leads to high blood glucose levels, which can damage other parts of your...
Information sheet about type 2 diabetes from Diabetes Canada .
Information sheet about staying healthy with diabetes from Diabetes Canada .
Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. It occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or the body cannot properly use the insulin that is released., Am I at risk for developing type 2 diabetes?, Type 2 diabetes can occur without you knowing it, so it is important to be...
This brochure provides information about postpartum mood disorders, what you can do and how to get help.
Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a, free, at-home monitoring program available to Islanders who live with heart failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). , How can RPM help me?, If you have heart failure or COPD, you can: learn to manage your chronic disease from the comfort of...
Information sheet about type 1 diabetes from Diabetes Canada .
Regular screening to detect pre-cancerous polyps (growths) before they become cancer or early stage cancer cells can improve your chance for a complete recovery. , How do I get screened for colorectal cancer?, Screening may be done by a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) or by colonoscopy. You can...