Wednesday House Call August 12, 2015
Dr Barry Dworkin joins Rob Snow to discuss the latest health stories of the week.
1) How children can manage Type-1 diabetes and soar to great heights!
Having a high-performance athlete such as Max Domi come forward and proclaim that he not only has diabetes but is living successfully with it is an important message, disease experts say.
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2) What is Cyclospora?
There have been 83 cases of Cyclospora investigated in Canada between May 9 and July 18, 74 of which are in Ontario
toronto/cyclospora-outbreak- hits-ontario-hardest-public- health-officials-say-1.3186017
3) With wearable technology here, how will it change healthcare?
4) Are you fat? It’s genetic?
A group of researchers from the University of British Columbia have discovered a gene that could be a cause of obesity.
5) Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests.