Developmental Origins of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes
Investigate the impacts of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the health of American children, which includes an alarmingly high likelihood of developing diabetes-related complications and comorbidities. Also, learn about the intrauterine effects of obesity and diabetes on children. Presented by Dr. Dana Dabelea, Conrad M. Riley Endowed Professor, Epidemiology & Pediatrics, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado. (2018)
Led by BC Children's Hospital investigator Dr. Mariana Brussoni, a project meant to increase time spent by children in quality outdoor play in Early Learning and Child Care Settings has received $650,000 from the Lawson Foundation.
BC Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Francis Lynn is leading one of two groups awarded a total of $6 million in funding from the Government of Canada and JDRF Canada to accelerate the development of stem cell based therapies for type 1 diabetes (T1D)
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