Tessa A. Laubscher

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OBJECTIVE To determine in Canadian children aged <18 years the 1) incidence of type 2 diabetes, medication-induced diabetes, and monogenic diabetes; 2) clinical features of type 2 diabetes; and 3) coexisting morbidity associated with type 2 diabetes at diagnosis. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This Canadian prospective national surveillance study involved a(More)
A 25-year-old white woman, A.G., presents to a family practice clinic seeking a levonorgestrel intra-uterine device (IUD) for contraception. She has only used condoms in the past, but A.G. recently became engaged and wants to avoid pregnancy for several more years while she completes her master's degree. Her medical history is noncontributory; she has no(More)
F or many family physicians, initiating insulin therapy in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) can be anxiety-provoking and time-consuming. Often it is physi-cians' lack of confidence in starting insulin, not patients' fear of insulin injections, that delays optimizing glycemic control. Accessing resources such as diabetes treatment guidelines, 1-3(More)
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