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Diabetes Action Canada Joins Research Canada

Diabetes Action Canada Joins Research Canada
By kristalamb
Posted date: May 06, 2024

Diabetes Action Canada is pleased to now be a member of Research Canada.

Research Canada is a national, broad-based alliance dedicated to advancing health research through collaborative advocacy. Their mission, which aligns well with DAC’s is, “to improve the health and prosperity of all Canadians by championing Canada‚Äôs global leadership in health research and innovation.”

Already, DAC has participated in one of Research Canada’s events, a Parliamentary Health Research Caucus on ‘Exploring the Future of Diabetes Treatment, Management and Prevention.’ There, DAC researchers Drs. David Campbell, Diana Sherifali and Lorraine Lipscombe spoke about advances in diabetes care. Patient Partner Tom Weisz was also a panelist at this event, sharing his own experience of living with type 2 diabetes and the importance of research to him.

The team at Diabetes Action Canada looks forward to continuing to build on this important collaboration.

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Tom Weisz

David J. T. Campbell

MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC

Lorraine Lipscombe

MD, MSc, FRCPC

Diana Sherifali

RN, BScN, PhD, CDE

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Diabetic Foot Care and Prevention of Lower Limb Amputations

Preventing lower limb amputation through a community-based chiropody-led approach to treating and preventing foot ulcers.

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Amputation Prevention

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.


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