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Type 2 Diabetes Network January Newsletter

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T2D Network

Happy New Year!

We are thrilled to start 2024 with an update on the many exciting changes taking place at the T2D Network.

First, we have launched a brand new website where you can find all of our news and resources. Visit us at to see all of the latest updates.

We have also refreshed our social media channels. We are on X (formerly Twitter) and have a brand new LinkedIn page. Be sure to follow us to get regular updates on all of the Network’s news.


February Webinar: Reducing Overtreatment in Type 2 Diabetes

Some people living with type 2 diabetes are being over treated. This can happen because what constitutes reasonable and safe glycemic targets change over time. This is especially common in older adults living with frailty. If you’ve ever wondered when and how to address over treatment by reducing the dose of a type 2 diabetes medication or stopping it entirely, join us for this webinar to learn more!

Presented by Dr. Iliana Lega from Women’s College Hospital in Toronto and Dr.Wade Thompson from the University of British Columbia.

Join us on February 20th at 12 p.m. PST


Diabetes: From Beta Cells to Bicycles

We are pleased to be the co-sponsor for the latest season oft he BC Diabetes Research Network’s Diabetes: From Beta Cells to Bicycles podcast. This season, hosted by author and science communicator Krista Lamb, is dedicated to type 2 diabetes research being done in British Columbia. You can check out all of the episodes here or wherever you listen to podcasts.

From Beta Cells To Bicycles


Your Health and You, Diabetes Two

Discover insights on managing diabetes from a South Asian perspective in two enlightening audio interviews. Join Dr.Arun Garg for Your Health and You, Diabetes Two, a two-part series where he shares valuable perspectives and delves into essential information and practical tips for navigating life with diabetes. Dr. Arun Garg is the program medical director of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and medical director of the South Asian Health Institute.

Dr Arun Garg
Dr Arun Garg


Assess Your Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Our colleagues at Diabetes Canada encourage all Canadians to take the CANRISk test to determine their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. It takes just two minutes. Learn more.

Assessing risk for developing T2D




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