Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to sufficiently produce or use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Diabetes can also be a temporary condition related to pregnancy. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to long-term organ damage or death. Along with other chronic diseases, Type II diabetes is a health outcome related to lifestyle risk factors such as diet and physical activity. This page contains documents and resources related to diabetes.
PHO Rounds: Beyond Flu: Trends in respiratory infection outbreaks in Ontario healthcare settings from 2007 to 2017, and implications for non-influenza outbreak management
This presentation will examine a study on pathogen-specific respiratory outbreak trends; focusing on how attack rates, case fatality rates and outbreak duration differed by pathogen between healthcare settings in Ontario.