19 episodes

In our podcast, host Krista Lamb sits down with prominent diabetes researchers in British Columbia, Canada. Krista discusses the many aspects of diabetes research and the exciting work being done by members of the BC Diabetes Research Network. Our podcast title “From Beta Cells to Bicycles” refers to the multi-disciplinary nature of diabetes research in BC – from laboratory discoveries to nutrition and exercise sciences– the BC Diabetes Research Network researchers are working on many fronts to expand what we know about diabetes, while working towards a cure.

Diabetes: From Beta Cells to Bicycles BC Diabetes Research Network, University of British Columbia

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In our podcast, host Krista Lamb sits down with prominent diabetes researchers in British Columbia, Canada. Krista discusses the many aspects of diabetes research and the exciting work being done by members of the BC Diabetes Research Network. Our podcast title “From Beta Cells to Bicycles” refers to the multi-disciplinary nature of diabetes research in BC – from laboratory discoveries to nutrition and exercise sciences– the BC Diabetes Research Network researchers are working on many fronts to expand what we know about diabetes, while working towards a cure.

    Olivia Wu

    Olivia Wu

    On this episode, host Krista Lamb chats with registered dietitian Olivia Wu about sustainable nutrition and type 2 diabetes.

    • 13 min
    Dr. Tamara Cohen

    Dr. Tamara Cohen

    On this episode, Dr. Tamara Cohen joins host Krista Lamb to talk about her research and work developing an app that supports healthy eating in a way that’s inclusive, supportive and easy.

    • 18 min
    Dr. Graydon Meneilly

    Dr. Graydon Meneilly

    Older adults with type 2 diabetes face unique challenges—and they’re often a very under-studied group. Dr. Graydon Meneilly has spent more than four decades studying diabetes and carbohydrate metabolism in the elderly in order to improve treatments and outcomes.

    • 21 min
    Dr. Annalijn Conklin

    Dr. Annalijn Conklin

    While genetics play a role in type 2 diabetes development and risk, so too does the world around us. Everything from minimum wage, to government policy, to how we manage major life transitions can impact our T2D risk. Epidemiologist Dr. Annalijn Conklin explains their work using factors like these to try and improve health outcomes.

    • 26 min
    Dr. William Gibson

    Dr. William Gibson

    Medical genetics may be able to help us better predict the risk of type 2 diabetes, and maybe even how to modify risk. Dr. William Gibson discusses his research in this area, as well as what he has learned from studying the genetics behind very unique forms of diabetes.

    • 26 min
    Dr. Angela Devlin

    Dr. Angela Devlin

    By studying the biological differences between people from different sexes, could we find ways to improve health outcomes for women and their children? Dr. Angela Devlin is trying to find out. From gestational diabetes to the role of folate in our pancreas, she has much to share about this work.

    • 22 min

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