Kinghooper Diabetes Education

Kinghooper Diabetes Education combines your learning needs with our excellence, passion, and partnerships, to help you understand diabetes management and education. We serve health professionals and laypeople alike. Our clients include major pharmaceutical companies, Health Canada, and tribal councils.

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Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Overtreatment common among older people with diabetes

Overtreatment Common Among Older People With Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is treated too aggressively in a substantial proportion of older people, with probable harmful consequences, a new analysis suggests.

The benefits of tight glycemic control haven’t been proven in older adults with a long-duration of type 2 diabetes and vascular complications. Moreover, for many with shorter life expectancy, any benefit could be outweighed by the risk of hypoglycemia.

For that reason, guidelines from several professional societies have advised less-strict glycemic targets for older adults.

Source: Overtreatment Common Among Older People With Diabetes

January 25, 2018|

Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling

This is a great article from The Conversation, a journal with academic rigour, showing the benefits of traditional storytelling in dealing with diabetes in First Nations’ communities.

Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling

Like many Indigenous groups around the world, the James Bay Cree of northern Québec have a disproportionately high rate of diabetes. They’re facing it down with a decidedly Indigenous solution: A Talking Circle in print.

Source: Indigenous group tackles diabetes with storytelling

January 22, 2018|