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Patients who had received specialized diabetes care were less likely to revisit the ED due to hyperglycemia and to be hospitalized due to hyperglycemia within 30 days of their initial ED visit. 

One in three Canadians is living with diabetes or prediabetes. When they experience complications like severe hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), they require emergency care. For many, one emergency department (ED) visit leads to multiple others. 

Woman sitting with laptop in her lap while typing; virtual patient system on screen

Virtual patient care platform developed by canet launches to provide vital support 

London Health Sciences Centre - 

A research study from the Cardiac Arrythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and Lawson Health Research Institute is testing the use of a new online patient care platform designed to help track symptoms for COVID-19 positive patients.  

Dr. Kimia Honarmand and Carol Young-Ritchie

From left: Dr. Kimia Honarmand (Lawson Adjunct Scientist) and Carol Young-Ritchie (Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer and Pandemic Incident Management Team Co-Lead at LHSC)

Study aims to understand impacts unique to the region

London Health Sciences Centre - 

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute will examine the unique personal and professional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on frontline hospital workers in Southwestern Ontario. The region’s frontline hospital workers are invited to participate in an online survey to share their experiences during the public health emergency. The goal is to understand impacts unique to our region in order to develop strategies that address the needs of hospital workers.