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Doctors measure size of “spare tire” and “distance travelled”

A working group of 32 Canadian experts led by Dr. Lawrence Leiter, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism at St. Michael’s Hospital, has expanded the list of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes so Canadians can change direction before problems develop.
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Michael Norris

St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to welcome Michael Norris as the new Chair of the Foundation. Michael joined the Board in 2005.
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Bill Butt

St. Michael's Foundation announces Bill Butt’s appointment to the position of Chair of President's Council.
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It’s a Matter of Trust

At the heart of charitable giving is the trust that exists between donor and recipient. St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation works very hard to build and maintain that trust with you, our donors. It’s not unlike the trust we as patients place in our doctors. The covenant between physicians and patients is that they have our best interests at heart during treatment. At St. Michael’s Foundation, our promise to you is that the money you donate goes to support the work of St. Michael’s Hospital.
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Ending Chronic Homelessness

Dr. Stephen Hwang focuses on improving the health of people who are homeless and underhoused and optimizing their use of healthcare services. The groundbreaking “At Home” project in Toronto aims to end chronic homelessness among individuals with severe mental illness by providing them with housing, social supports, and access to treatment.
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Protecting Kidneys from Diabetes

Dr. Richard Gilbert recently received a Canada Research Chair in Diabetic Complications. His work focuses on the development of new therapies to prevent — and in some cases reverse — the onset of diabetes-related complications.
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Beautiful buildings that work

Beautiful buildings that work – that’s Jack Diamond’s architectural philosophy
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Emergency Room fast facts

St. Michael’s Hospital is a recognized leader in emergency care among Ontario teaching hospitals. Here are some fast facts about our emergency room.
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Grilled Chicken Breast with Peach Couscous

This recipe for grilled chicken with a side of peach couscous and lightly sautéed vegetables is a healthy alternative to chicken with fried rice.
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Five ways to cut your salt

Health Canada studies estimate Canadians consume on average 2,300mg of salt a day. Canada's Food Guide says on average, individuals should get about 1,500 mg of sodium per day from their diet and no more than 2,100 mg per day. Here’s how you can help control the amount of salt you and your family eat.
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