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The Doctor who Supports Patient Choice – to the Very End.

Maclean’s– “I actually felt I had done the right thing for my patient.” Gordon had gotten what he wanted, and what Buchman had done simply felt to him like helping. “It was so peaceful and […]

The Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis: Emotions

By Kathy Kastner with Zal Press First, you grieve A diagnosis of Type2 Diabetes means the end of life as you’ve lived it. Adding to the shock is the perception: Type2 is the ‘bad’ diabetes. […]

Fighting the scourge of fibroids with patient advocacy

By Zal Press and Holly Bridges Given the complex and frustrating journey so many women with fibroids must endure, what can women do to take more command of the journey and get better outcomes for […]

It’s Time to Put the Patient in Queen’s Park

By: Zal Press and Dawn Richards September 28, 2014 As dedicated patient experts we welcome Ontario Premier Wynne’s Mandate Letter to Health Minister Eric Hoskins. We are encouraged that in an interview with the Globe […]

October 4, 2017

The First Cheque for Starts With Me

A big milestone for us is handing over the first cheque to a group. The first cheque signifies a chance to give organizations like Starts With Me the ability to push the limits of their […]

September 13, 2017

Partner Spotlight: Mike Stroh-Starts With Me

Mike Stroh is a true patient leader who is fighting to improve the lives of his members and the greater mental health community. He has built Starts With Me into a champion of youth and teen […]

September 1, 2017

Why Richard Branson Needs More Patient Commando

Richard Branson recently joined a growing group of venture capitalists investing in online pharmacies. The one he chose is from New York City called Capsule, and as he explains they are ‘tackling the consumer pharmacy […]

August 18, 2017

The Doctor who Supports Patient Choice – to the Very End.

Maclean’s– “I actually felt I had done the right thing for my patient.” Gordon had gotten what he wanted, and what Buchman had done simply felt to him like helping. “It was so peaceful and […]

February 2, 2017

The Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis: Emotions

By Kathy Kastner with Zal Press First, you grieve A diagnosis of Type2 Diabetes means the end of life as you’ve lived it. Adding to the shock is the perception: Type2 is the ‘bad’ diabetes. […]