Rose Yeung Laiwah

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
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About Me

Dr. Yeung is an endocrinologist and completed her clinical training at the University of British Columbia.  She spent two years at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Clinical Investigator Fellow examining the epidemiology of Asian diabetes, while also completing her Master’s in Public Health at Harvard University.Now in Alberta, Dr. Yeung has joined the Alliance for Canadian Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes, and is collaborating with Dr. Padma Kaul, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, who is the principal investigator of a Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded project examining the downstream effects of gestational diabetes on both mothers and children. 


  • improving diabetes care delivery with peer support, community health workers, improved educational resources
  • developing clinical electronic registry tools to further clinical care and health services research
  • improving outcomes for those with type 1 diabetes
  • impact and treatment of young-onset type 2 diabetes
  • interventions for preventing and reducing the burden of gestational diabetes 
  • the impact of ethnicity on diabetes 
  • personalized medicine

Research Keywords

Co-creation, Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion, Faster-acting Insulin Aspart, Gestational Diabetes, insulin, participatory based research, patient education, Type 1 Diabetes