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Understanding Diabetes as a Long-Term Disability

Understanding Diabetes as a Long-Term Disability

Diabetes and Long Term Disability Usually when we think about diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes come to mind. From the Canadian Diabetes Association: Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas produces very little or no insulin and it occurs in about 5-10% of cases. The Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas produces very little insulin or the body cannot use the insulin that the pancreas is producing. Type 2 Diabetes is more prevalent than Type 1 diabetes. A third type of diabetes is gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy and refers to the...
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Movember: Its History and Impact

Movember: Its History and Impact

 Movember It’s November, and for many men that means one thing: time to grow a moustache! If you’re unfamiliar with this tradition and what it symbolizes, let us introduce you to a worthy and meaningful cause. Click here to learn more about the Movember cause. Men Sport Moustaches Men sport moustaches in November to support and raise awareness of prostate cancer and other health-related issues. It also encourages men to undergo regular cancer screenings. The Movember Foundation was officially founded in 2004, but Movember-related events pre-date the foundation. Movember...
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What If Lawyers Behaved Like the U.S. Presidential Candidates at Mediations?

What If Lawyers Behaved Like the U.S. Presidential Candidates at Mediations...

The bizarre US 2016 presidential election campaign has been difficult to turn away from for anyone who keeps an eye on the news. After watching the debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, it left me wondering how uncivil civil litigation would be if lawyers behaved liked politicians in the US election at a mediation. Mediation Is A Form Of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution that is required in lawsuits that are filed in Toronto, Ottawa and Windsor and is used with great frequency in all Ontario jurisdictions, and...
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Long Term Disability: Osteoporosis

Long Term Disability: Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Is A Long Term Disability Many issues pertaining to health and well-being seem to articulate the differences between men and women clearly. Take osteoporosis, for example. Mere mention of this chronic illness in today’s culture conjures images of women suffering from weak and brittle bones. But a recent article in the New York Times gives us cause for concern: men get osteoporosis, too. But because it’s seen as a “women’s illness,” they’re less likely to get screened. It’s important to reflect on the causes and prevention of this illness, which is a Long-Term...
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Ask A Lawyer: Medical Marijuana and Your Rights

Ask A Lawyer: Medical Marijuana and Your Rights

Medical Marijuana and Your Rights ASK A LAWYER Q: My doctor prescribed me medical marijuana drops for my arthritis pain, but the insurance company says that I am not seeking treatment, so they do not have to pay me.  What can I do? A: If conventional medicine suggests that no further active treatment will help you to overcome your disability, then you do not have to do more than what your own physicians can offer you in that regard. If your doctors feel that there is some medication that you ought to take, and you do not take it, then that could be construed as failure to...