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Research at the Alberta Diabetes Institute spans the spectrum from ground-breaking discoveries at the molecular level to population-based research that guides new health practices, with expertise in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. We are dedicated to translating discovery science into health solutions for the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes.


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Browse our current research studies or join our research study participant database to be inform you of new research opportunities that may interest you, along with related diabetes research information. 

Joining a research study is another amazing way to support diabetes research. 

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Supporting diabetes research can be done in many ways including participating in a study and making a donation to the Alberta Diabetes Institute. Without the support of donations from the community, important research would simply not happen.

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Diabetes Learning Session - Flash Glucose Monitoring May 24

For potential and current patients living iwht diabetes to better understand flash glucose monitoring

Canada Munich Diabetes Research Exchange May 2018

International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes

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