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The Root Cause of the Problems of the World: A Limited Sense of Self

What might be the root cause of the great problems of the world: poverty, homelessness, crime, violence, war, racism, discrimination, hunger and global climate change? I contend that it is a case of mistaken identity: a false sense of self. … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Diabetes

Are you at risk? Risk factors for diabetes: Family history of diabetes A personal history of diabetes in pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome or metabolic syndrome Aboriginal, Hispanic, South Asian, East Asian or African descent Overweight Sedentary High Blood Pressure, High … Continue reading

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Emotional Wellness (Davidicus Wong)

What is Emotional Wellness? A deep sense of meaning and purpose, an abiding sense of peace, the ability to manage the stress and transitions of life, awareness of your thoughts and feelings and the ability to manage them.   Why … Continue reading

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Healthy Relationships (Davidicus Wong)

  Why relationships matter Social support from friends, family and partners are key to your emotional health and resilience. Harmony in the home is essential to your wellbeing. Loving friends and family support your health. Conflicts at home, work or … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating (by Davidicus Wong)

  The Empowered Patient: Healthy Eating Canada’s Food Guide indicates the recommended servings per day for each of the 4 food groups: Vegetables and fruit Grain products Milk and alternatives Meat and alternatives We require a small amount of oils … Continue reading

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HEALTHY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Davidicus Wong

Empowering Patients: HEALTHY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY  Davidicus Wong  We were made to move. When we don’t, our health suffers. When we do, we thrive.  7  BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Decreases your risksfor heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer. … Continue reading

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Screening for Adults: What Tests When?

Most adults don’t know all the screening tests they should be getting and at what age and frequency. Regardless of their presenting concerns, I take a moment to review each patient’s chart before entering the room. I’ll make sure that … Continue reading

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