Beyond Viral Response

A prospective evaluation of a community-based, multi-disciplinary, peer-driven model of HCV treatment and support.

Diabetes in the Real World: Why Treat People Without Changing What Makes Them Sick?

In August 2012, the Diabetes Education Community Network of East Toronto (DECNET), a community program based in SRCHC, undertook a new initiative to build awareness and support action to address the impact of the social determinants of health on diabetes management.

Engagement in Group Psychotherapy Among Marginalized Individuals With Hepatitis C

This article examines an innovative psychoeducational group model at a community based hepatitis C treatment program in Toronto, Canada.

Evaluating networked drug checking services in Toronto, Ontario: study protocol and rationale

This study addresses evidence gaps on the emerging continuum of overdose prevention responses and will generate critical evidence on a novel approach to reducing the ongoing high incidence of drug-related morbidity and mortality in Canada and elsewhere

Impact of Intersecting Systems of Oppression on Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Among Those Who Identify as Women of Low Socioeconomic Status: Protocol for a Convergent Mixed Methods Study

This study protocol aims to explore gender disparity in the provision of tele-retina program services in a cohort of women of low socioeconomic status, with the aim to identify key facilitators and barriers to the implementation and adoption of these services.

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Peer outreach point-of-care testing as a bridge to hepatitis C care for people who inject drugs in Toronto, Canada

People who inject drugs have high rates of hepatitis C (HCV) and yet many remain undiagnosed and untreated. HCV treatment guidelines and elimination strategies recommend task-shifting to expand where, and by whom, HCV testing and care is delivered.

Tele-retina screening of diabetic retinopathy among at-risk populations: an economic analysis

Pilot project suggests that tele-retina is more cost-effective for screening for diabetic retinopathy than the existing standard of care in urban and rural under-screened communities.

The Ontario Integrated Supervised Injection Services Cohort Study of People Who Inject Drugs in Toronto, Canada (OiSIS-Toronto): Cohort Profile

ABSTRACT The Ontario Integrated Supervised Injection Services cohort in Toronto, Canada (OiSIS-Toronto) is an open prospective cohort of people who inject drugs (PWID).

Toronto tele-retinal screening program for detection of diabetic retinopathy and macular edema

In Ontario, there are low rates of screening for diabetic retinopathy and sight-threatening diabetic macular edema (DME) for patients with diabetes. Tele-retinal screening programs may help to address low rates of screening and increase the rate of detection of DME.