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Dr. Kevin Pottie

Family Doctor, Associate Professor

Dr. Pottie is a family physician and Associate Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology & Community Medicine, University of Ottawa. He is a Principal Scientist at C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Bruyère Research Institute and at the Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health.

He leads the Cochrane and Campbell Collaboration Migrant Health Methods Group and the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CCIRH). Dr. Pottie brings expertise in applying “GRADE” methods in guideline development to the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC), and a special interest in using evidence based approaches to improve primary health care for disadvantaged populations.
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The Key to Preventing Diabetes

The number of people with type 2 diabetes continues to rise in Canada. It has become a major health concern, with notable societal and economic repercussions. For the past two years, my colleagues on the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health (CTFPHC) have been examining the issue of diabetes. The evidence that formed our recommendation may surprise some.
10/16/2012 05:12 EDT