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Iliana Lega



Dr. Lega is an endocrinologist and clinician scientist at Women’s College Hospital. Her diabetes research focuses on unique populations with multiple comorbidities. Currently her focus is on diabetes overtreatment and risks associated with hypoglycemia in nursing home residents. She currently co-leads a CIHR funded research program that aims to improve diabetes deprescribing and deintensification in nursing homes in Ontario. Dr. Lega’s research program focuses on epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology. Her expertise in this area is recognized through her contributions to Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diabetes Canada where she led the chapter on Hypoglycemia, and as a National Editor at the Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

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