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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...

November 30, 2018

In November there was an Institute Advisory Board (IAB) meeting at the University of Manitoba. Drs. Brandy Wicklow and Vern Dolinsky presented their work at this meeting and left a lasting impression. CLICK HERE to read the full article from Norman Rosenblum....

September 25, 2018

The latest research from Dr. Azad and the CHILD Study were published today in Pediatrics. The results show that breastfeeding was inversely associated with weight gain velocity, BMI, and overweight risk during infancy. This association was dose dependent, diminish...

September 19, 2018

This collaborative paper was published on the role of the early life environment and chronic disease disparities among Indigenous children. We examined the role of colonization on early-life factors on the mother and child and how they modify disease risk later in life...

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