Moe Bruneau’s Story
Moe Bruneau discovered he was diabetic several years ago while undergoing tests following a minor heart attack. The reality of his type 2 diagnosis became much more evident later, when a blister on his left foot led to the loss of two toes.
Royal Columbian clinic to screen for limb-threatening condition
Hundreds of patients at-risk of a common but under-recognized circulatory problem are expected to be assessed annually by a new clinic at Royal Columbian Hospital.
The vascular lab – launched with a $40,000 contribution from Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation – is the first in Fraser Health and only the third in Metro Vancouver.
The service will cater to people with symptoms that suggest peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is a narrowing of the arteries other than those that supply the heart or the brain.