Diabetes Care and Management in Indigenous Populations in Canada

About the Diabetes Care and Management in Indigenous Populations in Canada Roundtable

1 November 2017
Edmonton, Alberta

On November 1st, 2017, the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) hosted a pan-Canadian roundtable discussion regarding diabetes care and management in indigenous populations in Canada. Participation included 49 delegates representing 34 unique organizations from Yukon, BC, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec, as well as several national/Federal organizations. Delegates had a range of backgrounds including: community members, clinicians (registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians), program managers and directors, Elders, and professors/researchers. This event was sponsored through an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Canada, and was developed in consultation with an advisory committee including: Dr. Lindsay Crowshoe (University of Calgary), Dr. Keith Dawson (University of British Columbia), Dr. Dean Eurich (University of Alberta), Dr. Malcolm King (Simon Fraser University), Dr. Braden Manns (University of Calgary), Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle (University of Toronto), Ms. Lara McClelland (Alberta Health), Ms. Kari Meneen (Okaki Health Intelligence Inc.), Dr. Alex McComber (Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project), Dr. Jeff Reading (Simon Fraser University); and Mr. Mehmood Alibhai (Boehringer Ingelheim Canada)

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Diabetes care and management in Indigenous populations in Canada – Summary report of a pan-Canadian policy roundtable