Douglas E. Barre



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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...

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

2013/14-2016/17 • $2,500,000 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population exist, particularly for chronic diseases such as diabetes. There is a pressing need to shift the present episodic care focus common to most First Nations communities, to one that...

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

2016/17 • $5,744 • PI,CO,Other
Given the dramatic rise and impact of chronic disease and gaps in care in Indigenous communities, a shift from the existing episodic healthcare model common in Indigenous communities to one that integrates prevention and chronic disease management is needed. To assist with this transition, the...

Creation of a Comprehensive Health Profile of Children in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and Development of Intra-Provincial Population-Based Birth Cohorts

2015/16 • $83,125 • PI,CO,Other
Previous research suggests that exposure to adverse environments early in life, including the prenatal period, is associated with later adult health outcomes such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and mental health conditions. In Canada, the Maritime provinces experience a higher...

The effect of a low glycemic index (GI) diet on maternal glycemic control and maternal and neonatal markers of postpartum diabetes risk in women with gestational hyperglycemia.

2011/12-2014/15 • $444,989 • PI,CO
Women who develop gestational diabetes (high blood sugar during pregnancy) are treated with diet, exercise and/or medication. Managing blood sugar reduces risk for the mother and the baby. The glycemic index (GI) is a way of ranking the ability of food to raise blood sugar after eating....

Strategic Planning to Support First Nations Communities Participating in the FORGE AHEAD Program

2013/14 • $24,997 • PI,CO,Other
The proposed planning activities, including a face-to-face meeting, will enhance existing partnerships as well as foster the development of new partnerships by bringing together members of a national steering committee that includes First Nations (FN) community representatives, academic...

First Nations Community-Based Chronic Disease System Improvment Strategy - Planning Grant

2011/12 • $24,999 • PI,CO
The purpose of this application is to request funding for a series of planning meetings that will be used to form a national, interdisciplinary research team with expertise in First Nations health and to develop a submission for the Team Grant in Community-Based Primary Healthcare. The...

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