What is asthma?


What is asthma? The importance of insulin Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways that causes symptoms like shortness of breath, chest tightness, coughing and wheezing. Asthma causes inflammation and narrowing of the bronchial tubes, which leads to limited airflow and difficulty breathing. The airways of our lungs are surrounded by muscles and […]

Getting a Vaccine for Covid 19

Covid Vaccine

Getting a Vaccine for Covid 19 Everyone 6 months of age and older living in British Columbia is eligible to get vaccinated. Vaccination is free. Booster doses are recommended for everyone 5 years and older.Getting your first and second dosesYou need at least two doses to complete your primary series for most vaccines in B.C. […]

What is diabetes?


What is diabetes? The importance of insulin Diabetes is a disease in which your body either can’t produce insulin or can’t properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced by your pancreas. Insulin’s role is to regulate the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Blood sugar must be carefully regulated to […]