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-19Continue reading “Diabetes and 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 supportContinue reading “History”

2021 Friesen Prizewinner Dr. Lorne Tyrrell

The Ottawa Leaders’ Breakfast hosted by CHEO RI and OHRI – September 7, 2022: “Why are Cracks Emerging in Canada’s Health Care System and How Can They be Repaired?” 2022 Leaders’ Breakfast & Roundtable – Ottawa – Lord Elgin Hotel – September 7, 2022 Front Row – Left to Right:  Miss Cristina S. Castellvi (Admin,Continue reading “2021 Friesen Prizewinner Dr. Lorne Tyrrell”