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Joelle Emond awarded the Prix du mérite annuel en nutrition – Volet jeune professionnel at the annual 2018 OPDQ awards ceremony

Joelle Emond, Registered Dietitian and collaborator with the Diabetes Alliance received the Annual Achievement Award in Nutrition - Young Professional Component by the province of Quebec’s dietetic regulatory body for her distinguished contribution to the advancement of diabetes nutrition therapy with First Nations communities.

Her work on the creation of the Canoe System, a culturally-adapted version of basic carbohydrate counting, her contribution to Kahnawake’s “At Peace with Diabetes” welcome kit and her involvement in the FORGE AHEAD and SOAR programs demonstrates the invaluable level of competence, commitment and leadership she brings to the field. Congratulations Joelle! 

Dr. Stewart Harris joins the discussion on Defeating Diabetes on The Agenda with Steve Paikin on TVO

Dr. Harris joins a panel of experts to discuss the alarmingly high rate of diabetes in Canada and why advocates are calling for a comprehensive national strategy to deal with the disease.