ICES Diabetes Report

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RSE_START_EVENT-- Nov 19, 01:00pm EST

And will end on: Nov 19, 02:00pm EST

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'Estimating a population's baseline risk of disease is a cornerstone of modern health planning. This report estimates Canadians' future risk of developing diabetes based, for the first time, on current levels of obesity and other diabetes risk factors in the population.'  (excerpt from the ICES Investigative Report - see link below)

Diabetes has been described as one of the most important threats to the health of people in developed countries.  What is the baseline risk for diabetes in Canada?  How is baseline risk used in health planning?  Comparing high-risk to population strategies of diabetes prevention.  What are the implications for creating healthier communities?

Author Douglas G. Manuel will provide an overview of the report as well as some insight into how practitioners, policy/decision makers and researchers can make use of this information.
Discussions will focus on population risk and implications for different preventive strategies.

Advisors on Tap:
Author, Douglas G. Manuel, MD, FRCPC, MSc

Heather E Manson MD FRCP MHSc
Director, Health Promotion,  Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Friday Nov 19th - you can download the PPT Presentation here:

Download the report:
How Many Canadians will be Diagnosed with Diabetes between 2007 and 2017
Ices Investigative Report

Related resources:
CBC Article:

NOTE: this fireside chat is scheduled for 1:00 - 2:00 PM
For those interested in discussing this further, we will keep the telephone lines open following the formal 2:00 PM closure.

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