Type 1 diabetes pressures the heart from the start

According to a new study, children with Type 1 diabetes have six-fold greater odds of abnormal blood pressure than children without the disease, even from the very beginning.

Check out the story behind the Canucks For Kids funded study.
 

Canucks for Kids Fund Winter 2020 Members Update

Check out the latest edition of the Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories newsletter for Winter 2020. Get up to date on recent news and achievements by our trainees, faculty, and staff

View the Winter 2020 Members Update

Canucks for Kids Fund Summer 2019 Members Update

Check out the latest edition of the Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories newsletter for Summer 2019. Get up to date on recent news and achievements by our trainees, faculty, and staff.

View the Summer 2019 Members Update

Save the Date: Vancouver Diabetes Research Day 2019 on November 14!

Save the date: VDRD 2019 - November 14

Join diabetes researchers from across BC on November 14, 2019 for Vancouver Diabetes Research Day - held on World Diabetes Day!

Hear trainees present on their latest research discoveries, along with two keynote speakers. Over 150 diabetes researchers and trainees are anticipated to gather at UBC Nest for Vancouver Diabetes Research Day.

This is a trainee-led event to support and elevate trainees to gain experience presenting their research. This event is supported through UBC’s BC Diabetes Research Network Grant for Catalyzing Research Clusters program and is focused on all aspects of diabetes research - from beta cells to bicycles.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Brian Fife
University of Minnesota Medical School
Division of Rheumatic & Autoimmune Diseases

Dr. Christine Doucette
University of Manitoba
Department of Physiology & Pathophysiology

Registration & Abstract Submission: www.diabetesbc.ca

The abstract deadline has been extended to November 4 - giving you a few extra days to perfect your submission! And don't forget: you can register to attend the event prior to abstract submission. Let us know if you can join us!

Registration closes November 11. This event is free of charge but all attendees must be registered in advance to attend. No on-site registration available.

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Partners

 

Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories

BC Children's Hospital Foundation