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)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the opinions of family physicians about medication adherence in patients with chronic diseases and the role of community pharmacists in improving adherence to chronic medications, as well as their opinions on increased collaboration with pharmacists to enhance medication adherence. DESIGN A self-administered postal survey of 19(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the prevalence of risk factors in children aged <18 years diagnosed with medication-induced diabetes mellitus versus those diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. STUDY DESIGN This retrospective observational study used data from a Canadian prospective surveillance study in which clinical features of new cases of type 2 diabetes (n = 225) and(More)
Putting charts together Several clinicians and resources provide information for the comparison charts. At the outset, physicians provide information and identify current questions and controversies. In a review of therapy, program staff sort through original clinical trials, evidence-based reviews, recent overviews, and clinical guidelines and sift through(More)
OBJECTIVES Childhood type 2 diabetes (T2D) is increasing and may present differently across various populations. This study compares clinical features of T2D at diagnosis in Aboriginal children with Caucasian children and children from other high-risk ethnic groups. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective observational study used data from a Canadian(More)
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the barriers and facilitators that were experienced as pharmacists were integrated into 23 existing primary care teams located in urban and rural communities in Saskatchewan, Canada. METHODS Qualitative design using data from one-on-one telephone interviews with pharmacists, physicians and nurse practitioners from the 23(More)
RESULTS — From a population of 7.3 million children, 345 cases of non–type 1 diabetes were reported. The observed minimum incidence rates of type 2, medication-induced, and monogenic diabetes were 1.54, 0.4, and 0.2 cases per 100,000 children aged 18 years per year, respectively. On average, children with type 2 diabetes were aged 13.7 years and 8% (19 of(More)