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Support for Diabetes research and education enhances care and quality of life.

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Leadership of DRTC
Members of the Board

President and Treasurer: Dr. Aubie Angel (Toronto)

Vice President and Secretary: Dr. Grant Pierce (Winnipeg)

Director: Dr. Naranjan Dhalla (Winnipeg)

Diabetes and COVID-19

Many case reports have noted that COVID-19 infection is associated with an increased incidence of Diabetes Mellitus.  The causal mechanisms have not been established.  In a recent population-based cohort study reported in Diabetes Care, Holman, N. et al. (https://doi.org/10.2337/dc22-0670) compared the incidence of Diabetes following hospital admission for COVID-19 to a matched group with non-COVID-19…


The Diabetes Research and Treatment Centre (DRTC) is an interdisciplinary centre whose function is to promote research, education and treatment aspects of diabetes in this province. Although initially established in 1996 within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, it is anticipated that the Diabetes Research and Treatment Centre will develop broad support…

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