A familiar face on CBC’s The National, Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, was featured on a live health panel discussing the increasing rate type 2 diabetes diagnoses in Canada and how the disease can be managed. Click here to watch that segment. Dr. Sinha was also quoted in the Toronto Star in an article about the stigma associated with dementia and Canada’s dementia strategy.
Dr. Julia Kfouri, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital was recently asked to share her thoughts on a study published showing that women over the age of 35, who deliver their babies by caesarean section are nearly twice as likely as those who deliver vaginally to suffer severe complications. To read more about why caesarean sections may be on the rise, read the Globe and Mail article here.
Understanding the future risk of cardiovascular disease for those with gestational diabetes was central to endocrinologist Dr. Ravi Retnakaran’s recent study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. To read the CBC article about the study, click here.
For National Caregiver Day, Carey Lucki, CEO of Circle of Care spoke to Zoomer Radio about the impacts of informal caregiving and how to better support those with complex health needs. In an opinion piece for Toronto.com, Christina Campbell, director of communications for Circle of Care, shares three suggestions to help caregivers plan their support journey.
Ten years ago, Sinai Health System perinatal psychiatrist Dr. Ariel Dalfen published the book “When Baby Brings the Blues.” CBC’s Metro Morning spoke to Dr. Dalfen about a new FDA drug approval for depression after childbirth and how far we’ve come in treating and addressing postpartum depression.