Physical Health

Smartphone Apps: A Patient’s New Best Friend?

mHealth will rescue you About 1 in 10 people develop some degree of chronic kidney disease (CKD). It can occur at any age and various conditions can lead to CKD. Over 2 million people worldwide currently receive treatment with dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay alive, yet this number may only represent 10% of [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|2017 | April, Physical Health|0 Comments

How Technology has impacted the Health Care Arena

What effect does it have on an emotional connection between a Physician and his patient? Healthcare is very often impacted and enhanced by the adoption of new technologies. Clinical practice is increasingly dependent on technology, which has significantly improved the way patients are treated for their illness, resulting in better outcomes. But has it also (more…)
By | October 6th, 2016|2016 | October, Clinician's Corner, Physical Health|0 Comments

Together in Sickness and in Health?

Do aging couples impact each other’s physical and mental well being? Studies show that as we age in relationships, we become more biologically attuned to our partners. Sharing an environment and making cooperative lifestyle decisions can lead to a couple experiencing similar emotional and physical health effects that manifest themselves as biological similarities. These similarities [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|2016 | June, Emotional Health, Physical Health|2 Comments

Introducing CAND’s Kidney Friendly Cooking Cookbook

The Canadian Association of Nephrology Dietitians (CAND) just released a renal cookbook that both patients and clinicians will find very helpful. CAND's Kidney Friendly Cooking cookbook is a collection of 192 recipes written by a team of renal dietitians and is designed for use by people at all stages of kidney function. The introduction provides a description of the elements of a [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|2016 | May, Physical Health|0 Comments