What is the significance of the HbA1C Test? – by Dr harold Gunatillake Transcript: It’s one of the commonly used tests to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes and is also the primary test to help you and your health care team manage your diabetes. Higher A1C levels are linked to diabetes complications, so reaching and maintaining your individual A1C goal is crucial if you have diabetes. Sugar (glucose), a primary source of energy to your body, floats in your blood from the carbs you eat, like fuel needed for energy to run your car. The levels fluctuate every minute of your lifetime. Still, the body maintains a normal range through the secretion of two pancreatic hormones, insulin and glucagon. Insulin is released when the glucose level in your blood rise, and glucagon is released when your blood glucose level falls, causing the liver to release stored glucose as glycogen into the ...

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How a Toronto REALTOR® devoted his life to community service and raised over $300,000 for the Trillium Health Partners (THP) – Mississauga Hospital, Credit Valley Hospital and Queensway Health Centre    Source:realheart.ca For REALTOR® Esa Para, dealing with adversity is nothing new. Esa and his wife Sumi immigrated to Canada due to the civil war in Sri Lanka. Struggling with his new life at first, Esa soon found a new home in his local South Asian community in Scarborough. Realizing the importance of a strong community, Esa began volunteering in 1994, working with South Asian organizations and raising funds for the Trillium Health Partners Foundation (THPF) in 2004.  His work became even more personal when he suffered a life-threatening heart attack in 2014 and was sent to Mississauga Hospital for treatment, a hospital that falls under the Trillium Health Partners (THP) umbrella. Feeling inspired and motivated once he recovered, Esa ...

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 Lord Mayor – Adrian Schrinner’s Letter of Acknowledgement for Sri Lanka Day held by The Federation of Sri Lankan Organisations in Queensland Below, please see the letter from The Lord Mayor – Adrian Schrinner. Also see below some photos on a recent and ongoing project that the Brisbane Community has done over the years sending Hospital Beds to Sri Lanka through The Ministry of Health. This time sent Two 40ft Containers to the Army Hospitals and the Kandy Cancer Hospital   Download the PDF file .   ...

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Contours for a new Constitution with a difference, for the future, not for the past By Raj Gonsalkorale But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain – that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to exist- Lysander Spooner By Raj Gonsalkorale Lysander Spooner is the well-known author of the book “No Treason” thought by some to be the most subversive thing ever written in the United States. However, as a reader had commented “the premise of “No Treason” is that the United State is not a legally constituted government because people can only be governed by consent and no one consented to the “social contract” we call the Constitution. Spooner writes, “The constitution not only binds nobody now, but never did bind anybody. It never bound ...

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