Monday, December 11, 2017

Do drug funding decisions need PR? A response.

healthydebate.ca- This is in response to the article "Do drug funding decisions need pr?" Read the full article here.   Mark this case a clear FAIL. Health Canada and related agencies abdicated their responsibility to properly...

The Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis: Emotions

By Kathy Kastner with Zal Press First, you grieve A diagnosis of Type2 Diabetes means the end of life as you’ve lived it. Adding to the shock is the perception: Type2 is the ‘bad’ diabetes. The one...

Managing

By Kathy Kastner with Zal Press Day to day: the social and the practical Around the dinner table, the mood was relaxed and jovial – exemplifying the comfort and relief of a ‘safe’ environment. Even for...

Family, friends and the world

By Kathy Kastner with Zal Press As anyone with health issues knows, there’s a ripple effect: it’s never ‘just about the patient’. Aida’s husband and children take an active role in helping their mother manage....

Patient Centered Care

By Kathy Kastner with Zal Press One of the tenets of Patient-centered care is care coordinated around the patient, rather than around the system. For a PWD, it takes a team. Who’s on the team Heather, who’s...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Formalizing the menstrual disorder patient movement: is it possible?

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa These words by Mother Teresa are a motivational mantra of sorts for Canadian...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Fighting the scourge of fibroids with patient advocacy

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges Given the complex and frustrating journey so many women with fibroids must endure, what can women do to take more command of the journey and get better outcomes for...
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Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Physician heal thy profession- trailblazing fibroid docs shifting treatment paradigm

By Holly Bridges and Zal Press In its 2014 roadmap for the future, the Canadian Medical Association declared “its readiness to take a leadership position in confronting the hard choices required to make health care work better for Canadians”. Part of...
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Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Raising awareness of uterine fibroids- a collective responsibility

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges Eight thousand strong and counting. The voices of the women (and a few supportive men) of this organically driven nationwide collaborative are beginning to make inroads after a long two...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Blood sisters: fighting fibroids as one

By Holly Bridges and Zal Press Why is it that suffering brings people together? Is it a sense of duty, compassion or something more primal? When someone close to us is critically ill, or passes away, our...

Do drug funding decisions need PR? A response.

healthydebate.ca- This is in response to the article "Do drug funding decisions need pr?" Read the full article here.   Mark this case a clear FAIL. Health Canada and related agencies abdicated their responsibility to properly...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Formalizing the menstrual disorder patient movement: is it possible?

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa These words by Mother Teresa are a motivational mantra of sorts for Canadian...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Fighting the scourge of fibroids with patient advocacy

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges Given the complex and frustrating journey so many women with fibroids must endure, what can women do to take more command of the journey and get better outcomes for...
video

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Physician heal thy profession- trailblazing fibroid docs shifting treatment paradigm

By Holly Bridges and Zal Press In its 2014 roadmap for the future, the Canadian Medical Association declared “its readiness to take a leadership position in confronting the hard choices required to make health care work better for Canadians”. Part of...
video

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Raising awareness of uterine fibroids- a collective responsibility

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges Eight thousand strong and counting. The voices of the women (and a few supportive men) of this organically driven nationwide collaborative are beginning to make inroads after a long two...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: Blood sisters: fighting fibroids as one

By Holly Bridges and Zal Press Why is it that suffering brings people together? Is it a sense of duty, compassion or something more primal? When someone close to us is critically ill, or passes away, our...

Uterine Fibroids Collaborative Forum: My uterus gets no respect: the UF movement gathers steam

By Holly Bridges and Zal Press In the second gathering of Canadian women who suffer from uterine fibroid tumours, patients and physicians alike rolled up their sleeves to share and learn how this group is...
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