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Type 2 Diabetes Message

Brian Kairau: Final message about Diabetes Published on Jun 6, 2016 Brian’s life ended at just 52 years of age.  He was just one of 250,000 New Zealanders with Type 2 Diabetes.  Please share the series of videos “The Disease that is Killing My Family” on AttitudeLive to raise awareness and get the numbers down.   […]

Type 2 Diabetes Part V

The Disease That Is Killing My Family – Part Five Published on Jun 14, 2016 The final programme of ‘The Disease that is Killing my Family’ explores the solutions to the Type 2 diabetes epidemic. Brian Kairau has Type 2 Diabetes. He’s lost his left leg and his right foot due to diabetic infections and feels […]

Type 2 Diabetes Part IV

The Disease That Is Killing My Family – Part Four Published on Jun 9, 2016 Like many countries around the world, as Samoa takes on a Western lifestyle they take on Western problems. Type 2 diabetes has gone from non-existent to their biggest killer in a generation.   Courtesy of Attitude Live…for the full video […]

Type 2 Diabetes Part III

The Disease That Is Killing My Family – Part Three Published on May 31, 2016 At 52, former gang leader turned youth worker Brian Kairau has one more dream left: riding a Harley. But now he faces losing his legs. He receives support from Bernice, who lost her own leg after she got a blister […]

Type 2 Diabetes Part II

The Disease That Is Killing My Family – Part Two Published on May 25, 2016 Brian Kairau can’t feel his feet – years of Type 2 Diabetes has damaged the small blood vessels leaving him vulnerable to infection. Will doctors be able to save his foot from amputation?   Courtesy of Attitude Live…for the full […]

Type 2 Diabetes Part I

The Disease That Is Killing My Family – Part One Published on May 18, 2016 Type 2 Diabetes is the most serious public health issue of our lifetime. A quarter of a million New Zealanders already have it. And one in three adults are at risk. What is it like for the people living with this […]

2016 CNE News Update

The 138th Canadian National Exhibition is slated to open August 19–September 5, with new attractions, food and policies.

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This Bike Has MS

According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MS “involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system.” It’s a complicated disease that results in a lot of different symptoms and side effects; however, these symptoms may not be obvious to casual observers. MS […]

A New Lens of Inclusi...

Through Aerobics By Karen Lai Last year, 2015, marked my 20th year of participating in fitness classes. Today, I love my classes as much as when I started in November 1995. Some people might think me “weird” when I tell them how much joy I get from my mere one hour of aerobics! Like many people […]