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Schurman Family Farm provided fresh produce for the study | photo credit: Cheryl Young/Salty

ACCESS TO FRESH PRODUCE


Local study looks at link between food insecurity and diabetes A recently released medical study has looked at the links between food insecurity and diabetes. Dr Katherine Bell formerly had a medical practice in western PEI and partnered with Dr Shannon Curtis to examine how food, in particular fresh produce, can influence the health of Type 2 diabetics on PEI.…

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Team Diabetes


Team Diabetes – Running for a Cause Katherine Lowings runs for a disease familiar to many Islanders For the past 8 years Katherine Lowings has been running marathons for a cause close to home. A music therapist from Alberta who now lives in the Charlottetown area, Lowings is a Type 1 diabetic. ┬áIn 2009, she joined Team Diabetes to improve…

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