DRTC and Conference Sponsorship

DRTC has over the years promoted Diabetes research, education and treatment as a Sponsor of a variety of conferences in collaboration with many like-minded organizations, funders and research institutions. DRTC has partnered with many organizations including: Friends of CIHR, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS), Banting Research Foundation (BRF), Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement…

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. ( 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…

2022 Rossant Lecturer

Diabetes risk in women. Conference theme: “Modernizing Women’s Health”. Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe, MDCM, MSc, FRCPCAssociate Professor, Department of MedicineTemerty Faculty of Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public HealthStaff Physician, Endocrinology, Women’s College Hospital


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