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10 Habits for Happy Healthy Holiday

10 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

Soon the holiday season spanning Christmas to New Year’s Day will be here and we can look forward to celebrating and spending time with family and friends. Check out our 10 tips to help you stay on course for healthier holidays.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

What Can You Do to Prevent or Treat BPH?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — an enlarged prostate — is a normal condition of aging in men. It is very common, with the incidence increasing significantly after the age of 40, and affecting nearly 3 out of every 4 men who are over 70.

Top 5 Concerns about Starting Insulin

Top 5 Concerns about Starting Insulin

Starting on insulin can be daunting. We can help you with many of the common concerns related to insulin use — from fear of needles to worries about weight gain and the cost of managing diabetes.

mask usage

Can You Rely On Your Medical Mask?

In the 2020 flu season, there was very little influenza circulating. However, the 2021 flu season could be quite different, largely because there are fewer restrictions in place. Not only will we see a continued spread of the Delta variant of COVID, but we also expect other respiratory viruses to be spreading.

Sunscreen Recall

Two Neutrogena spray sunscreens have been voluntarily recalled due to the presence of benzene, though the amounts present are not expected to cause adverse health consequences.

BC Dr. Registry

Get on the Registry

Finding a family doctor in the Comox Valley is no easy task, made more difficult recently with the departure of Dr. Nataros and Dr. Fox. If you are one of the 13,500 patients without a family doctor, what can you do?

Dexcom G6 CGM Covered!

Individuals with insulin-dependent diabetes may now qualify for coverage of the Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitor (CGM).

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