Type 2 Diabetes Dialogue 2021 – Emerging Innovations in Diabetes
The BC Patient Safety and Quality Council, in partnership with the Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability, are leading the formation of a network focused on sharing, developing and applying innovative practices to improve outcomes for people living with type 2 diabetes across BC. Learn more about the Type 2 Diabetes Network.
On November 24 and 25, 2021, the Type 2 Diabetes Network hosted the Type 2 Diabetes Dialogue – Emerging Innovations in Diabetes. See below for resources and video recordings from the event including inspiring presentations and Q&A sessions.
Read and view highlights from our 2021 Type 2 Diabetes Dialogue event held over two half-days on November 24 and 25. This Event Summary captures the ideas and responses shared in the breakout rooms, along with visual representations and emerging themes from the event.
- Hope is powerful
- Virtual care
- Share and Scale
- Patient centeredness and access
- Primary Care Models
- Provincial approach
- Customized interventions
- Behavioral Medicine
Below you will find the recordings from the first day of the Type 2 Diabetes Dialogue event on November 24, 2021. Click on the text to see the video, a short description and any resources specific to that part of the event.
Christina Krause leads participants in acknowledging the unceded territories that each of us and our speakers are gathered on. We welcome and honour Syexwáliya, a Squamish Elder and knowledge keeper for the Council, for sharing Syexwáliya’s Song with us.
Marc Pelletier, CEO of the Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability, sets the context for the formation of the Type 2 Diabetes Network and provides a recap of the collective actions since the last Dialogue Day 2020.
Geoff McKee from British Columbia Centre for Disease Control sets the stage for the Diabetes Dialogue by shining a light on the health inequities existing in chronic disease.
Christy Boyce, Paula Turner and Harwinder Gill from Fraser Health deliver a key message on using virtual learning to engage with patients and improve outcomes.
Susi Wilkinson and Heather Busby from Interior Health share a inside look into how they developed the virtual, self-paced adult type 2 video series.
Reena Khurana, a Endocrinologist, presents the journey of overcoming challenges with managing gestational diabetes in a pandemic.
Christy Boyce, Paula Turner, Harwinder Gill, Susi Wilkinson, Heather Busby and Reena Khurana answer questions from their presentations.
Erica Corber and Sandra Thompson share a small changes approach to chronic disease prevention, the Burnaby B Well Program, by integrating behavioural medicine into primary care launched by the Burnaby Primary Care Network.
David Unwin presents on how 105 cases of drug-free Type 2 Diabetes remission in Primary Care were delivered and how you could it too in your practice!
Tracy Monk, a Family Physician, shares a demo of the Pathways website and various tools for use by clinicians at point of care.
Christina Krause facilitates questions for presenters, Erica Corber, Sandra Thompson and Tracy Monk, on their presentations.
Day 1 of the Type 2 Diabetes Dialogue comes to a close as Christina Krause leaves participants with thoughts, actions and gratitude from the first day.
Below you will find the recordings from the second day of the Type 2 Diabetes Dialogue event on November 25, 2021. Click on the text to see the video, a short description and any resources specific to that part of the event.
Christina Krause leads participants in acknowledging the unceded territories that each of us and our speakers are gathered on. Marc Pelletier, CEO of the Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability, gives us a brief recap of the top takeaways that emerged from Day 1 of the Diabetes Dialogue.
Jonathan Little, UBC Associate Professor in School of Health and Exercise Sciences, presents on the scientific literature highlighting how type 2 diabetes can be put into remission using nutritional lifestyle and other targeted interventions.
Sean McKelvey, CEO of the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition, presents on how IPTN and its partners are helping to close the research to practice gap for type 2 diabetes remission.
Christina Krause facilitates Q&A for presenters Jonathan Little and Sean McKelvey.
Calvin Ke, Endocrinologist, presents on trends in the occurrence of diabetes in Chinese Canadians compared with global Chinese populations exploring roles of migration, time since immigration, age, gender and more.
Anne-Marie Jamin, Program Manager at InterCultural Online Health Network (iCON), presents on building capacity in chronic disease self-management and digital health literacy by co-developing with communities, linguistically and culturally tailored health resources.
Christina Krause facilitates Q&A for presenters Calvin Ke and Anne-Marie Jamin.
Jon Schmid, with PNW Strategy, shares about how to best integrate peer support with evidence-based type 2 diabetes care.
Lynda Brown Ganzert, CEO of Curatio, presents on diabetes going digital and how to evaluate and map technology to peer support at scale.
Jon McGavock, CIHR Applied Health Chair in Resilience and Obesity in Children, shares the rationale for peer mentors in chronic disease prevention among children and about the Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program, Canada’s largest network for pediatric type 2 diabetes prevention.
Christina Krause facilitates Q&A for presenters Jon Schmid, Lynda Brown Ganzert, and Jon McGavock.
Christina Krause and Marc Pelletier close the event by thanking participants and presenters, and by committing to collaboration and action in the areas identified through the dialogue sessions.
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