Type 2 diabetes

A glimpse at the future of research

Foundation - Friday 26 August, 2022

What will the Institute’s researchers be working on in the coming years? David Rhainds, Deputy Director of the Montreal Heart Institute’s Research Centre, shares an overview of upcoming projects.

Continuing the battle against type 2 diabetes during a pandemic

Foundation - Monday 19 April, 2021

If you could reverse your type 2 diabetes diagnosis through exercise and healthy eating, would you do it? That was the challenge taken up by patients of the Diabetes Prevention Clinic sponsored by Sun Life at the Montreal Heart Institute in 2018.

The right nutrition: making a big difference in preventing heart disease

Foundation, in collaboration with Élise Latour, nutritionist at the EPIC Centre - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Élise Latour is a nutritionist at the Montreal Heart Institute’s EPIC Centre who embraced the Institute’s cause more than three decades ago. She shares the ins and outs of her profession and how she helps EPIC Centre members in their quest for a healthy lifestyle.

Questions and answers: nutrition and cardiovascular health

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - Monday 15 February, 2021

A healthy diet is the key to a healthy heart. Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about nutrition and cardiovascular health.

Questions and answers: type 2 diabetes

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - Thursday 12 November, 2020

The statistics for type 2 diabetes are concerning: it is the world’s fifth leading cause of death due in part to the effects it can have on a person’s cardiovascular health. Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about this disease that affects approximately 422 million adults in the world.

Diabetes prevention clinic sponsored by Sun Life: fighting type 2 diabetes, one patient at a time

Foundation - Sunday 1 November, 2020

In January 2019, the Montreal Heart Institute’s EPIC Centre inaugurated the Diabetes Prevention Clinic sponsored by Sun Life. Its goal is to improve the health of type 2 diabetics and reduce their risks of developing heart disease. Learn more about this multidisciplinary diabetes prevention program.

COLCOT-T2D: how can we prevent cardiovascular diseases in type 2 diabetics?

Foundation - Friday 9 October, 2020

With support from the MHI Foundation’s donors, Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif was able to launch COLCOT-T2D, the second phase of the COLCOT study. The goal is to demonstrate that colchicine can also prevent cardiovascular diseases in diabetics.

Questions and answers: COVID-19 and cardiovascular health

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - Monday 5 October, 2020

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our lives these past months. Because it can be tricky to find out what is actually true among the vast amount of information available, Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about the link between the novel coronavirus and heart disease.