Diabetes is a condition where not enough insulin is produced by the body, or where the body is resistant to insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which regulates the use of sugar (glucose) within the body.
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Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
Health Canada's program concerning diabetes in First Nations people, offering resources, publications, funding and links.
The Canadian Diabetes Association
Supports people affected by diabetes by providing information, diabetes research, education, service, and advocacy. Offers disease information, programs, services and regional offices.
Describes the disease and covers glucose, insulin, diet, exercise, pills, complications, and research. Written by a Canadian physician.
National Aboriginal Diabetes Association
Addresses diabetes in aboriginal peoples by creating networks, and opportunities within their traditional beliefs and values. Offers definitions, news, resources, profiles, related links and contact details.
Public Health Agency of Canada - Diabetes
Information and resources concerning the disease. Discusses warning signs, risk, prevention, facts and figures.
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