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If you have diabetes, traveling requires extra planning. Changes in meals, activity levels, and time zones can affect your blood glucose (sugar) levels., What can I do to plan ahead for a long journey or if I’m traveling by airplane?, Your diabetes shouldn’t stop you from traveling anywhere in the...
Dental health is important, especially if you have diabetes. Poorly managed blood glucose (sugar) levels can lead to severe toothaches or other dental problems., What are the signs of dental problems with diabetes?, Some signs of dental problems include:, Tooth decay (cavities), – Your mouth...
Heart and blood vessel problems can occur if you have high blood glucose (sugar) levels., What do my heart and blood vessels do?, Your heart and blood vessels make up your circulatory system. Your heart is a muscle that pumps blood through your body. Your heart pumps blood carrying oxygen to large...
Nerve damage is a long-term complication of diabetes. If you have high blood glucose (sugar) levels over an extended period of time it can cause diabetic neuropathy (damage your nerves)., What is neuropathy?, There are two types of neuropathy:, Peripheral, – affects the feeling in the arms, hands,...
What are the kidneys?, The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that are connected to the bladder. They are located below the ribs near the back., What do the kidneys do?, The kidneys have many different jobs, but one of the most important is to filter the blood, removing waste through the urine and...
2015-16 and 2016-17 Watershed Management Fund Distributions
Four young Island women will represent Prince Edward Island at a national event marking the 100th anniversary of some women attaining the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. Jillian MacIntyre, Sarah Crosby, Payton Jadis, and Taya Nabuurs will represent the Island’s four federal ridings at...