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Diabetes? Asthma? Nurse practitioners in Quebec will soon be able to diagnose common health problems

MONTREAL — The professional order representing Quebec physicians has voted to allow the roughly 500 nurse practitioners in the province to begin diagnosing patients in an effort to reduce wait times in the health system and increase access to health care. Following years of debate and pressure from nurses and provincial politicians, Quebec’s college of… Read More »

Vitamin C helps lower blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes, study finds

Taking vitamin C supplements can help lower high blood sugar levels and manage blood pressure throughout the day in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study by Australian researchers revealed. The study, published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism by a team from Deakin University in Victoria, posited that taking 500 mg of… Read More »