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Dr. John Wade

Dr. John Wade

MD, FRCPC
Rheumatologist
Vancouver, BC
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Who is most likely to develop gout?

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Gout tends to affect men more than women, and it typically sets in at a younger age for men (in their 20's and 30's). You can also have a higher chance of developing gout if you have a family history of gout. Certain lifestyle factors, such as excessive alcohol intake and being overweight can also lead to an increased chance of gout. If you feel you may have gout, you should speak with your family physician. 

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Gout Treatment Options

Dr. Richard Bebb

Dr. Richard Bebb

MD, ABIM, FRCPC
Endocrinologist
Vancouver, BC
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What medical conditions increase the risk of obesity?

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Some medical issues or conditions can increase your risk of weight gain and obesity. If you have depression, sleep problems or chronic pain issues, you may have a higher chance of weight gain. Also, lower body problems (like in the legs) and low testosterone in men have been shown to add to weight gain.

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What Are The Causes of Obesity?

Ms. Cecilia Hamming

Ms. Cecilia Hamming

RN, BA., Medtronic CPT
Nurse
Vancouver, BC
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Why is the adjusting feature on my insulin pump helpful?

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If your insulin pump as a feature that allows you to enter info about your blood sugar level and how much carbohydrates are in the food you are about to eat, it makes it easier for you in calculating how much insulin you need. This can prevent errors in calculating you might make which could lead to too high or too low of an insulin dose. You are ask your diabetes care team if you have questions about the settings on your specific insulin pump.

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Adjusting Insulin Pumps for Meals