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Craving Change: Rethinking Our Approach to Chronic Disease

September 17, 2010

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Network, Fall 2010
Volume 26, Number 2

IN THIS ISSUE: Guest Editorial: Overcoming disparity – Chronic Disease Prevention and Management – One More Thing on Their Plates – Going to the Experts: Peer Support and Chronic Disease Self-Management – Why Peer Support Is Like a Box of Chocolates – Restoring Pride, Restoring Well-Being – Active Recovery – Feed the Body, Feed the Mind – The Stress of Food Bank Food – Confronting Metabolic Syndrome – Research Snapshot – Gold Standard

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Guest Editorial

Overcoming disparity

Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

Rethinking our approach to chronic disease and mental health

One More Thing on Their Plates

The social determinants of health must play a key role in how we approach chronic disease

Going to the Experts: Peer Support and Chronic Disease Self-Management

Mental health peer supporters are the perfect people to provide chronic disease self-management support

Why Peer Support Is Like a Box of Chocolates

The gift of peer support is a treat suitable for all occasions

Restoring Pride, Restoring Well-Being

Aboriginal diabetes prevention and management needs to reflect the effects of history and current reality

Active Recovery

The Minding Our Bodies project helps organizations deliver physical activity and healthy eating programs

Feed the Body, Feed the Mind

Collective action and a variety of strategies are needed to address the crisis of food insecurity

The Stress of Food Bank Food

A personal reflection on the psychological effects of a food bank diet

Confronting Metabolic Syndrome

Service providers in Durham Region support people with mental illness who also have metabolic syndrome

Research Snapshot

Obesity and mental illness

Gold Standard

Chronic disease prevention and management opportunities are all around


Re: Cover
Lisa Walter, Untitled (oil pastel on Mylar), 2009. Reproduced by permission. This work appears in the Being Scene 2010 art exhibit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.

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