• Outcome vs. Behaviour

    Western society has trained us to be short-fused high-tempered instant-gratification seeking humans. This is dangerous for a lot of reasons: it’s tricking us into thinking that an extreme diet is going to fix whatever we think is wrong with our bodies, it’s tricking us into spending thousands of dollars on dangerous supplements, and it’s making

  • People-first language

    What is “people-first language”? It’s using language that describes the person living with a condition, whereby the condition does not the define the person. Why is this important? There’s an overwhelming amount of literature that shows that people living with a disability (PWD) have a higher incidence of depression, and anxiety. Life living with a

  • ViaCyte trial for Type 1 Diabetes

    It begins for me, tomorrow. I go into the hospital and begin my pre-surgery preparation. I will be in the hospital for 5 days, though I only need to stay overnight for 2 days. What is ViaCyte? ViaCyte is a company out of San Diego. Their business is stem cell research technology. This particular trial