CanDIPS at CDA/CSEM Annual Meeting 2016

If you are attending the CDA/CSEM meeting this year in Ottawa, please join us for 2 wonderful events:

  1. Friday Oct 28 from 8-10 am: Pregnancy and Diabetes symposium: Canadian and international thought leaders will present on epigenetics, the maternal microbiome, risks of gestational weight gain, and controversies in the maternal GDM diet. Shaw Convention Centre.
  1. Friday Oct 28 at 11:30-1:00 pm: CanDIPS annual meeting. Join us for lunch (provided); a brief business meeting–promise you, brief!–and then a couple of discussions about controversial issues (ketone testing; followed by a debate on the use of metformin presented by Dr Lipscombe and Mukerji). Room 102 Shaw Convention Centre

Hope to see many of you then!





8th International Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome and Pregnancy | Berlin, Germany | April 15-18 2015


AGM Meeting Minutes 2013

CanDIPs annual meeting Oct 18,2013


Annual General Meeting 2014

CanDIPS next Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Friday Oct 24, 2014 12:00PM to 2:00PM at the Canadian Diabetes Association Meeting in Winnipeg. The location is Rooms 1 & 13.  This meeting immediately follows the Diabetes in Pregnancy Symposium (Details below) . A cold lunch with be served. During the meeting, 3 interesting Diabetes in Pregnancy Patient Cases will be briefly presented followed by a Panel discussion.

Don’t Forget to submit your interesting patient case to by Sept 3rd. Click on the following link to obtain the form to submit a patient case for consideration.

Submission for CanDIPS Case Discussion Panel 2014 Form

Hope to see you in Winnipeg

Optimizing Clinical Care for Mother and Baby in Women with Diabetes in Pregnancy: Success Stories in Indigenous and Rural Populations 

Friday Oct 24, 2014 10:00-12:00 location at Winnipeg Convention Centre TBA

Cultural Safety Skills in Providing Diabetes Care to Indigenous Populations and
Providing Obstetrical Care from a Distance

Don Wilson (Calgary, AB)

Improving Access to Prenatal Care among Women Living in Inner-city
Winnipeg: Examining Barriers, Motivators, and Facilitators of Prenatal Care
Maureen Heaman (Winnipeg, MB)

Improving Neonatal Care for Infants of Diabetic Mothers from a Distance
Geoffrey Downton (St. John’s, NL)



Annual General Meeting 2013

CanDIPS next Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Friday Oct 18, 2013 12:30 to 2:00 at the Canadian Diabetes Association Meeting in Montreal in  room PCM 516 DE.  A cold lunch will be served. During the meeting there will be a debate: “ Treatment of GDM improves future metabolic outcomes in Offspring”  Yes – Sara Meltzer, No – Lois Donovan”.

Hope to see you in Montreal!

Canada Montreal Panorama


Annual Meeting of the DPSG

The 45th Annual Meeting of the Diabetes Pregnancy Study Group (DPSG) will be held at Malta. The meeting is arranged by Charles Savona-Ventura.

The meeting will take place 3 to 6 October 2013.