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Seminar – Gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension, mothers, and fathers

March 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar by:

Associate Professor Kaberi Dasgupta, McGill University and Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.

Gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension, mothers, and fathers
IMS level 4 meeting room 1 and 2


Gestational diabetes (GDM) is an established risk indicator for type 2 diabetes in mothers that provides a window of opportunity for diabetes prevention. We will discuss its associations with diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease, both alone and in combination with gestational hypertension. We will review recent studies demonstrating its association with diabetes in fathers and diabetes in offspring. We will examine recent intervention studies in family-based diabetes prevention in the context of a maternal GDM history

About Dr Dasgupta

Dr Kaberi Dasgupta is a physician scientist based in Montreal, Canada. She holds operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Diabetes Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Lawson and Medavie Foundations. She and her team focus on self-management support in type 2 diabetes, GDM, and type 1 diabetes, with an emphasis on health behaviour change and patient engagement. Her epidemiological studies in diabetes have informed the interventions that she has developed.

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March 14, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar Series


Meeting rooms, Level 4 Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre (ATC)
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge, CB2 0SL United Kingdom
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