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How to Prepare for a Remote Appointment

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly increased the use of telemedecine. For a lot of people with type 1 diabetes, regular “in-person” follow-up appointments with their healthcare team have switched to remote appointments since March 2020. Although remote consultations don’t provide the same human contact as traditional ones, this new alternative has become frequent and is likely … Read more How to Prepare for a Remote Appointment

Type 1 diabetes in the age of COVID-19: How to prepare for a remote appointment?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals have had to think of how to continue to provide quality follow-up for their patients living with type 1 diabetes while reducing face-to-face meetings. What are the benefits and challenges of telecare? How to prepare for a remote appointment? This is what our experts will discuss … Read more Type 1 diabetes in the age of COVID-19: How to prepare for a remote appointment?

Hospitalization and COVID-19: The Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Almost all studies that have been published regarding COVID-19 and diabetes have lumped together type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) by associating potential COVID-19 complications with diabetes in general. But the two types are quite distinct.  Main differences between T1D and T2D T1D is an autoimmune illness characterized by the pancreas’ inability … Read more Hospitalization and COVID-19: The Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19: How to Prepare for a Potential Hospitalization in the Midst of a Pandemic

Whether it’s related to COVID-19 or not, you might need to be hospitalized before the end of the current pandemic. It’s important that you don’t avoid going to the hospital when necessary because you might be afraid of contracting an infection. All establishments follow strict governmental guidelines to limit the spread of the virus on … Read more Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19: How to Prepare for a Potential Hospitalization in the Midst of a Pandemic

Anxiety, Stress and COVID-19: How to Take Care of Your Mental Health

This article will be helpful to anyone who wants to take care of their mental health. But in the face of a health emergency such as the one we are currently experiencing, people living with a chronic illness (e.g., type 1 diabetes) face additional challenges. The current COVID-19 crisis affects both physical and mental health. … Read more Anxiety, Stress and COVID-19: How to Take Care of Your Mental Health

All JDRF Canada Facebook Live on Type 1 Diabetes and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BspttrsnMFE Dr. Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret answers the most frequently asked questions related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and type 1 diabetes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FkqJr-1Ab8&t=1s Tricia Tang, PhD, Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of British Columbia discusses mental health in people living with type 1 diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaM_bYPrtJE&t=6s Dr. Farid … Read more All JDRF Canada Facebook Live on Type 1 Diabetes and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)