INSULIN

INSULIN

Insulin Insulin is a hormone secreted by specialized cells in the pancreas in response to (among other things), increased blood glucose concentration. The primary role of insulin is to control the transport of glucose from the bloodstream into the cells. After consuming a meal, insulin enhances the uptake of the...

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Aboriginal People of Canada & Type 2 diabetes PREDISPOSITION

Aboriginal People of Canada & Type 2 diabetes PREDISPOSITION

The word “Aboriginal” includes all First Nation, Metis and Inuit people, according to the Constitution Act of 1982. You may have heard other names, including “Indian”, “Native”, and “Indigenous”, but these have different meanings to different people. To some, these words do not properly represent the huge variety of cultures...

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JANUARY 2017 issue

JANUARY 2017 issue

Heart Month –  Black History Month – Valentine Day

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