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Lipscombe, Lorraine L. - MD, MSc, FRCPC

University of Toronto Appointment(s): Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

Other Appointment(s): Research Scientist, Women's College Research Institute
Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Women's College Hospital

Contact Information:

Women's College Research Institute
741 – 790 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1N8

Phone: 416-351-3732 Ext: 3701
Fax: 416-351-3746
Email: lorraine.lipscombe@wchospital.ca
Websites: http://www.womensresearch.ca/researchers/core-faculty/lorraine-lipscombe-md-msc-frcpc

Diabetes Related Research Activities:

Dr. Lipscombe's research program is aimed at improving the care and outcomes of persons living with diabetes with a particular focus on women, and targeting special female populations at higher risk for diabetes who would benefit from more focused diabetes prevention strategies. Her specific priority areas of interest include the association between breast cancer and diabetes, pregnancy planning in women with diabetes, post-partum diabetes risk and prevention in women with gestational diabetes, and drug safety in seniors with diabetes.

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