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Most canadians don’t recognize diabetes?!

Nearly 2 in 3 Canadians are living with diabetes or prediabetes, one of the leading causes of death in Canada. Unmanaged diabetes can lead to a number of health issues including heart disease, blindness, amputations and more…

A national poll by Diabetes Canada found that LESS THAN 50% of Canadians are able to identify LESS THAN 50% of the early warning signs.

Would you have been able to recognize the signs?

  • Frequent thirst and hunger
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Tingling or numbness in the hands and feet
  • Slow healing cuts and bruises

Symptoms could mean worsening of your diabetes or a new diagnosis of diabetes!

Here at Intrepid Health we know how challenging diabetes care can be. That’s why we have a diabetes specialist, and a team of diabetes educators, dietitians, and physiotherapists.

Book an appointment with your family doctor and ask for a referral to a diabetes specialist!