Expansion and renovation of the Endocrinology Clinic

Preventing and treating diabetes and obesity

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Endocrinology
Vital Initiative Description
In Numbers...
  • 1 in 3
    Canadians has a thyroid disorder
  • 80%
    Of people who develop Type 2 diabetes are overweight
  • 650,000
    Quebecers suffer from diabetes
  • 1 in 4
    Women over 50 has osteoporosis
  • 1 in 8
    Men over 50 has osteoporosis
  • 8
    Every 8 minutes there is a new case of diabetes in Quebec
  • 200,000
    Of Quebecers who are diabetic are unaware that they have the disease
  • 80%
    Of women with osteopororis-related fractures are not diagnosed or treated
  • 50%
    Of Canadians who have a thyroid disorder are undiagnosed
  • 62%
    Of Canadians aged 20-64 are either considered overweight or obese
  • 80%
    Of people living with diabetes will die as a result of heart disease or stroke
  • 1 in 4
    People who die in Quebec suffers from diabetes, among other conditions
In Brief...
Fundraising Goal: $500,000*

*(Remaining fundraising goal)

3 additional examination rooms

Treatment room

Phlebotomy room

Thyroid ultrasound and biopsy room

Washroom for the handicapped

Larger patient teaching/conference room

Larger reception area and waiting room

Storage and office space

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