McMaster and Banting Legacy Foundation partner to fight diabetes

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Hamilton, Ontario (May 29, 2012) – The Sir Frederick Banting Legacy Foundation (SFBLF), a Canadian charity dedicated to reducing the prevalence of diabetes, and the Department of Pediatrics of McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, today announced a partnership to support pediatric diabetes research.

Initially, the partnership will fund an annual expert-led think-tank to address the special challenges faced by diabetic youth as they transition to adult care. In addition, the partnership will fund research projects which will focus on children, First Nations and other at risk communities.

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