February 6, 2020

Krista Lamb does an excellent job on the Diabetes Canada podcast, add it to your Que and enjoy. Be sure to tune in to the episodes with Dr. Brandy Wicklow and Dr. Christine Doucette highlighting the hard work that they do. 

February 5, 2020

Dr. Ayesha Saleem’s lab recently received the Children’s Hospital Foundation Innovators Grant – a dragon’s den style of competition where innovative projects were pitched directly to funders. Four proposals were picked from the submitted entries, and after a number of...

December 20, 2019

We are proud to announce that Drs. Dolinsky and Doucette were selected as Endocrine News Top 2019 Endocrine Articles for the Endocrine Society. CLICK HERE to check out the Eureka! 2019 article on diabetes and its generational impact during pregnancy. 

Check out this short video of DREAM member Dr. Elizabeth Sellers explaining the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in youth in Canada and specifically in Manitoba.

August 16, 2019

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes where high blood glucose levels first appear during pregnancy. GDM is one of the most common complications of pregnancy, though it is a transient condition where blood glucose levels return to healthy levels fol...

The pancreas contains important structures called the islets that produce important glucose-regulating hormones, including insulin. Diabetes happens when the islets fail to produce enough insulin to control blood sugar, resulting in high blood sugar levels. Mounting ev...

July 5, 2019

Willows, Hanley, Delormier Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2012 Feb;37(1):1-13

A child’s weight depends on access to healthy foods, safe places to be physically active, schools, parents and peers that support these behaviours (reviewed here). Most of these things are out of re...

July 3, 2019

Diabetes Action Canada and the DREAM trainees will be hosting the Trainee Day "The Beginning, Middle and End of Patient-Oriented Research" leading up to the Diabetes Canada conference in Winnipeg on October 2, 2019. Trainees CLICK HERE to register!

May 24, 2019

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Youth with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have really high rates of early kidney disease and are at high risk of progressing to kidney failure, requiring dialysis.  Adult studies have identified blood sugar control and blood pressure as ke...

April 13, 2019

Diabetes Action Canada along with the DREAM research group hosted a workshop for researchers, trainees and patient partners focused on culturally safe patient-oriented research. It was a powerful two day workshop and we are grateful to all that attended, and all the pr...

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