- Affects 10% (3 million) Canadians and their families
- Up to half of Canadian Aboriginal adolescents have multiple risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes
- Causes 50% of all new cases of kidney failure
- Most common cause of blindness (<65y) and lower limb amputations
- Complications – cost $16 billion/yr and rising in Canada
Vision & Mission
We promise to: Transform the health trajectory for all Canadian men, women, and children with diabetes at risk for complications
Our Mission is to develop patient- and research-informed innovations in health systems and policy designed to prevent diabetes and its related complications and to achieve the Quadruple Aim goals (improve: patient experience; population outcomes; health professional experience; health system cost)
To ensure that Diabetes Action Canada – CIHR SPOR Network meets all standards established by CIHR, a governance structure has been established as indicated below.
SPOR Diabetes Network Governance and Administration
The Steering Council is the highest level of governance composed of 12 members, plus the chair, of which 6 are patient or patient representatives.
The Co-Scientific Leads are responsible for reporting to the Steering Council.
The Operations/Management Committee is composed of 16 Principal Investigators (PIs) including the Co-Scientific Leads and an Executive of the Goal Group Leads. This committee is responsible for advising the Scientific Co-Leads and the SPOR Network management on all activities of the Network.
- Diabetes Action Canada Annual Report_2016-2017
- Diabetes Action Canada Workshop Report (2017)
- Diabetes Action Canada Workshop Report ( 2016)
OUR FUNDING PARTNERS: