Janet E. Hux



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Evaluating Innovative Health Care Solutions to Improve Outcomes for Persons with Type 1 Diabetes using a Novel Electronic Data Repository

2018/19-2020/21 • $1,164,112 • PI,CO,Other
Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is challenging in many ways. People with T1D are expected to fit self-management and regular clinic appointments into busy lives, balancing short- and long-term risks of low and high blood sugar levels. Our research aims to improve the lives of people with T1D...

A pilot pragmatic randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of improving access to drugs on type 2 diabetes care, outcomes and costs

2018/19-2020/21 • $392,256 • PI,CO
Canada is the only country with a universal health insurance system that does not provide coverage for prescription drugs to all residents. One-third of working-age Canadians have no insurance. Importantly, many of these uninsured patients already face other barriers to good health: low income,...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Enhancement and Adaptation of Community-driven Innovations and Scale-up Toolkits

2016/17-2019/20 • $652,110 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, there are significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population with respect to diabetes. Community-driven innovations, activated by quality improvement processes, have the potential to reform local healthcare. The goal of the proposed...

SONRIS 2.0: Sepsis Outcomes Network to Improve Survival

2019/20 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
Mission Statement: Working together with sepsis survivors, Industry Stakeholders, Clinicians and Scientists, SONRIS 2.0 will strive to halve the number of deaths from sepsis in Canada by 2025. Canada needs a National Sepsis Network. Serious infection is the leading cause of death and disability...

The Influence of Diabetes on Cancer Screening and Prognosis

2012/13-2015/16 • $215,140 • PI,CO
Cancer and diabetes are two of the most common diseases in our society, and evidence shows that diabetes is associated with both a higher cancer risk and lower cancer survival. The reasons for these associations are still unclear. Most research has focused on the role of metabolic factors and...

Development, testing and feasibility of an interprofessional shared decision-making and goal-setting decision aid for patients with diabetes in clinical care

2013/14-2015/16 • $199,845 • PI,CO,Other
Diabetes care is complicated for people with diabetes as well as for health care providers: they have to watch their diet, exercise, take medications, checking blood sugars and blood pressure, get tests and see multiple doctors. On top of that, many with diabetes have other health problems, such...

HealtheSteps: Strategies to Engage Rural Canadian Men in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs

2013/14 • $24,994 • PI,CO,Other
Chronic disease (CD) is a growing epidemic in Canada. Canadian men, especially those living in rural/remote regions, are at risk for a number of lifestyle-related CDs including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and some forms of cancer. CDs share many risk factors...

HealtheSteps™: Engaging Boys and Men in a Healthier Lifestyle

2013/14 • $9,980 • PI,CO,Other
Chronic disease (CD) is a growing epidemic in Canada. Canadian boys and men, especially those living in rural and remote regions, are at risk for a number of lifestyle-related CDs including type 2 diabetes (T2D), high blood pressure (BP), cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke. CDs share many...

Canada Prime Plus: Selecting individual and organizational theories for interventions to change clinical practice

2010/11-2011/12 • $328,954 • PI,CO
The aim of this research is to find out if psychological concepts of behaviour can help us to understand whether we can predict, how the interaction between a team of specialised health care professionals will influence decisions regarding patient care (i.e., prescribing drugs, ordering tests)....

Respiratory population-based outcomes network: Studies and evaluations (RESPONSE)

2010/11 • $21,075 • PI,CO,Other
Over three million Canadians of all ages live with or die from serious respiratory conditions, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, and sleep-related breathing disorders. To date, there has been no comprehensive national or provincial program to monitor...

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