Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 29 and 30, 2024 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in The Tonic Magazine. This week we’ll discuss how weekly basal insulin shots are a game changer for those with Type 2 Diabetes with Dr. Alex Abitbol MD, exercise tips to help strengthen your pelvic floor with health CEO Gloria Kolb, how to support the mental health of divorcing dads with Dr. Eran Megan PhD, and how to treat the symptoms of perimenopause digitally, with Dr. Kelly Anderson

We specifically discuss:

Weekly Basal Insulin Shots

  • Is insulin still the basis for effective diabetes care?
  • The greatest needs of those suffering with diabetes
  • Access to treatment
  • Barriers to treatment of Type 2 diabetes
  • AWIQLI – long lasting basal insulin
  • How does basal insulin work?
  • Comparing diabetes treatments
  • How does AWIQLI work?
  • Why will weekly insulin shots make a difference?
  • Barriers to entry and adherence


Exercise Tips To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

  • Why is it important to strengthen your pelvic floor in Summer?
  • Typical symptoms of a weak pelvic floor
  • How does a weaker pelvic floor impact activities?
  • Lifestyle choices to support a stronger pelvic floor
  • Kegels
  • Resources


How To Support Divorcing Dads

  • Health risks for divorced dads
  • Why are divorced men at higher risk?
  • What types of support are most helpful for divorced men?
  • What are good ways to support divorcing dads?
  • What can divorced dads do to maintain their relationships with their children?
  • What can divorced dads do to stay healthy?


How To Support The Symptoms of Perimenopause Digitally

  • Common symptoms of perimenopause
  • Doctors aren’t properly trained to treat perimenopause
  • Limited access to doctors
  • Conflicting information
  • “Menowashing”
  • Bio-identical hormones


To learn more about Dr. Alex Abitbol MD go here

To learn more about Gloria Kolb go here

To learn more about Dr. Eran Megan PhD go here

To learn more about Dr. Kelly Anderson MD go here