June 09, 2017

The new issue of the Canadian Journal of Diabetes (CJD) is arriving this week. The CJD is Canada’s only peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal for diabetes health-care professionals. It highlights some of the best diabetes research in Canada and around the world. 

The June edition includes:

The Influence of Amino Acids in Dairy Products on Glucose Homeostasis -

This study from CHU de Quebec Research Center looks at the possibility of dairy products protecting against type 2 diabetes. Clinical studies have shown a positive impact on glucose management. However, this is not easily reachable through consumption of just three portions of dairy products.  

Update of Community Pharmacist-Delivered MedsCheck Diabetes Medication Review Service in Ontario between 2010-2014 - This study from the University of Toronto examines the demographic and clinical characteristics of MedsCheck Diabetes recipients in Ontario between the program launch on September 2010 and March 2014. Ongoing evaluation of the program helps to ensure that continuity of care is being provided to this population.

The new issue includes even more of the latest research reports and papers on issues related to diabetes.

Embargoed copies of all research papers from this issue are available to media by request.

To subscribe to the Canadian Journal of Diabetes visit: canadianjournalofdiabetes.com

About Diabetes Canada
Diabetes Canada is the registered national charity that helps the 11 million Canadians with diabetes or prediabetes live healthy lives, and educates those at risk. In communities across Canada, Diabetes Canada:

  • offers educational programs and support services;
  • develops resources to health-care professionals on best practices to care for people with diabetes;
  • advocates with those affected by diabetes to governments, schools and workplaces; and,
  • funds research to improve treatments and find a cure.

For more information, visit diabetes.ca or call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464).                                              

To schedule an interview, please contact:


Krista Lamb
Communications Manager
Diabetes Canada
Phone: 416-408-7088
krista.lamb@diabetes.ca