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Linden McGuigan

Linden’s Story

Linden McGuigan of Sydney Mines was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in February of 2014. Linden visits the Diabetic Clinic a couple times per month. Linden’s symptoms were fatigue and thirst. Linden finds the Diabetic Clinic helpful and informative and gets the best of treatment from the staff in the clinic. He tries to eat healthy and keeps his sugars in check. He is a body builder and says he is now “The Strongest Version of Myself” Read more →

Brianna Murphy

Brianna’s Story

Thirteen-year-old Brianna Murphy doesn’t allow diabetes to run her life. Brianna has Type 1 Diabetes and visits the Diabetic Clinic at Northside General Hospital regularly. Her condition doesn’t stop her from playing basketball and soccer or from competing in dance competitions. Brianna is able to enjoy sleepovers thanks to an insulin pump that she received three years ago. Since she had her pump she can spend more time with her friends and she doesn’t have to carry needles with her- it has really changed her life for the better. Read more →

Taigh Solas resident Wallace Reid.

Chip’s Story

Wallace (“Chip”) Reid was a registered nurse at Northside General Hospital but is now a resident of Taigh Solas on the third floor. Chip has been a resident of Taigh Solas for seventeen years. Born in North Sydney, he is an only child but has two aunts that visit regularly, Georgina and Shirley. Read more →

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Dr. MacIntosh

Dr. MacIntosh’s Story

“I don’t give because I can, I give because I care”. Dr. MacIntosh gives of his time, and provides gifts to the Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation because these hospitals care for his patients, his friends and his family. His favourite part of his job is visiting patients at the hospital and looking out at the water. He attributes the great care his patients receive while in hospital to the incredible staff who provide care for his patients. Read more →

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Northside / Harbourview Hospital Foundation

PO Box 399
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Canada B2A 3M4
Tel: (902) 794-5402 Fax: (902) 794-5425