Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to sufficiently produce or use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Diabetes can also be a temporary condition related to pregnancy. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to long-term organ damage or death. Along with other chronic diseases, Type II diabetes is a health outcome related to lifestyle risk factors such as diet and physical activity. This page contains documents and resources related to diabetes.
PHO Rounds: Preconception health, pregnancy outcomes and care experiences among women with disabilities in Ontario
This session will highlight our findings and discuss implications for the development of preconception and prenatal interventions to optimize pregnancy outcomes among women with disabilities.