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Top 5 Concerns about Starting Insulin

Top 5 Concerns about Starting Insulin

October 12, 2021

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.

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mask usage

Can You Rely On Your Medical Mask?

October 10, 2021

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.

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Sunscreen Recall

July 20, 2021

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.

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BC Dr. Registry

Get on the Registry

July 20, 2021

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?

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Dexcom G6 CGM Covered!

June 11, 2021

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

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Holly Certified

We’re Certified

June 10, 2021

Congratulations to Holly, who is now qualified as a certified fitter of medical compression garments. Get fitted in store or in your own home. We’re here to help.

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Mindfulness

An Exercise in Mindfulness

June 7, 2021

Feeling stressed or anxious? Depressed? Or maybe you have trouble paying attention to the task at hand? Let’s explore some practical ways that mindfulness can alleviate some of the stresses of our modern world.

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Ride Don't Hide Comox Valley 2021

Ride Don’t Hide

June 1, 2021

Throughout June, we are riding to fundraise for the CMHA and to build awareness of mental health needs in our community. Please support us in this worthwhile cause.

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