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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Did you see that a heart-warming news clip on TV today? The Children’s Bridge Foundation in Canada brought 10-year-old Vietnamese orphan Son Phan here for “extreme” health care three years ago. The Children’s Hospital in Boston has been treating him to remove a football-sized tumour on his face. Son

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach When you’re with friends and family do you often hear comments about the health care system? Do you hear people complaining that they only get to see the doctor for 10 minutes, and that the doctor asks that they only discuss one health issue per visit? I hear that

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I added a new word to my vocabulary today. The one you see in the title. Turducken. Priceless. Here in Canada we do Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October, and its history is somewhat different from that of the American one. The Canadian Thanksgiving is a day to

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach That was the first thing I heard on the news this morning. And I thought, what a good idea. While our Acute Care Systems are under overhaul, wouldn’t it be a good time for us to help the government help us? We were ordering lunch at a Vancouver restaurant

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Do you have thick weekend papers? We do. I wouldn’t like to be swatted with the one we get on Saturdays. There’s enough in it to keep you busy throughout the weekend and beyond—which, I guess, is the object of the exercise… I caught a glimpse of the front-page

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