Actions on Diabetes Podcast


In September 2020, Diabetes Action Canada launched the Actions on Diabetes Podcast.

Each episode includes a discussion with a Diabetes Action Canada researcher and Patient Partner about a topic of interest in patient-oriented research.

You can listen and subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Episode one features an interview with Patient Partner Dana Greenberg and Dr. Holly Witteman about the role of patients as Research Partners.


Episode two features an interview with Patient Partners Sasha Delorme and Alex McComber about respectful involvement of Indigenous People in research.


Episode three features an interview with Patient Partner Kate Farnsworth and Dr. Bruce Perkins about closed loop technologies and the DIY looping community.


On episode four, Patient Partner Tom Weisz and Dr. Charles de Mestral discuss the work being done by the Diabetes Action Canada foot care and amputation prevention team, which is looking at community-based approaches to improving treatments and avoiding lower limb amputations.


Episode five features Jen Hanson, Executive Director at Connected in Motion, and Dr. Shivani Goyal, Associate Director of Product at eHealth Innovation, discussing the ways technology is changing diabetes and how Diabetes Action Canada is ensuring patient voices are at the table.

Episode six features Kylie Peacock, a Diabetes Action Canada Patient Partner and Conrad Pow, a Senior Project Manager at Diabetes Action Canada discussing the National Diabetes Repository and how Diabetes Action Canada is using data to change lives.

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