More than 422 million people worldwide including three million Canadians live with type 2 diabetes, and the rate of the disease is expected to double in the next 20 years. Dr. Ravi Retnakaran, an endocrinologist with Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes at Sinai Health System, is leading groundbreaking clinical research that could be a game-changer for diabetes patients.
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During her pregnancy, she was diagnosed with aggressive, stage 3 breast cancer that spread to her lymph nodes. In the second trimester of her pregnancy, she required specialized cancer treatment to care for herself and protect her unborn son.