In Ontario, an estimated 1.4 million people are living with diabetes, and that number is expected to increase to 1.9 million by 2020. RNs are already providing exceptional guidance and care to those with this chronic disease. We hope their stories will inspire other nurses called upon to address the coming surge.
Online RNJ Content: Diabetes: A discriminating disease - This value-added feature gives readers of the magazine a little something extra online that they won't find in the print version of the magazine. Enjoy.
Kathy* has lived with Type 1 diabetes since she was a child. The 30-year-old has always used her insulin pump privately, preferring to keep the disease concealed from friends, family and co-workers.
Online RNJ Content: Incentive program has its perks - This value-added feature gives readers of the magazine a little something extra online that they won't find in the print version of the magazine. Enjoy.
RNAO is in the midst of membership season, which means home office staff is working hard to inform RNs of the benefits that come with joining the province’s professional nursing association. Perks include: liability protection, professional development through conferences and institutes, access to BPGs, political advocacy opportunities through rallies, meetings with MPPs and events at Queen’s Park, career development assistance, networking events, and so much more.