10 Tips for a Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving

 Thanksgiving can be a challenging time for most Canadians, and especially for people with diabetes. The temptation to indulge can be overwhelming, but there are simple ways to make sure your Thanksgiving feast doesn’t interfere with your diet or heart health....

Asthma “September Spike”

Week 38 phenomenon…25% of all children’s asthma hospitalizations occur 17.7 days after Labour Day.155 asthma deaths occur every year in Ontario.That is unacceptable…80% of these deaths are preventable.Let’s EDUCATE and PREPARE our patients.Refer your patients to BCFHT...

Children with Asthma Need to Get Into the Game

This article was sited and re-posted from http://www.on.lung.ca/SeptemberSpike13 Back to School, Back to Sports – Children with Asthma Need to Get Into the Game Avoiding physical activity could mean asthma is out of control, experts warn Toronto, ON – One in five...

Two FHT Physicians Awarded ROMP Award

Congratulations to Dr. Anwar Parbtani and Dr. Zahir Poonja they have been awarded the ROMP Undergraduate Preceptor of the year award! The Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) and operates as a learner...