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AE Resolution Dates

As a reminder, please ensure you record the date of resolution in both the AE worksheet and in OpenClinica once the AE is complete. The resolution date is the date the AE is either resolved, considered stable, or the date of completion of subject participation in the MiTy trial (i.e. Postpartum Visit).   Save Save

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Site of the Quarter Award Winners Q1 2017

In recognition of the hard work required for successful recruitment, we are excited to announce the “Site of the Quarter” award winners for Quarter 1, 2017. The winners are: Top Recruiting Site: CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal and Alberta Health Sciences, Calgary Most Consistent Recruiting Site: Alberta Health Sciences, Calgary Most Improved Recruiting Site: The Scarborough […]

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Reminder: Qualified Investigator Sign Off of Completed Cases

When the eCRFs have been marked as “Complete” (all data entered and all queries resolved),ensure the Qualified Investigator signs off on the subject case book. The Qualified Investigator must be the one to sign off on all data forms, this task cannot be delegated to another member of the team. To sign off on the […]

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Recruitment tips from Dr. Feig: what to do when a potential recruit does not want to stop her metformin

  If a potential recruit is already taking metformin, and is hesitant to stop, Dr. Feig’s site provides the following tips:      Inform the patient that standard of care is to taper off the metformin and add insulin.  Clarify that many studies have shown that metformin is safe to use in pregnancy and that […]

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Fast food and juice consumption: what to do if it is less than available options

The 12, 18 and 24 month visit forms include questions regarding fast food and juice consumption: Does the child eat “fast foods”? (Examples – pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, fish sticks, French fries) → If yes, how many times a week does the child eat “fast foods”? Once a week 2 times a week […]

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Retention Strategies from Dr. Jill Hamilton and the team at SickKids Hospital

Thank you to all who were able to participate in our last Progress Teleconference.  Below are a few helpful tips presented by Dr. Jill Hamilton, Katherine Hamilton, and Michele Strom: Build a rapport at recruitment: part of what keeps our participants in the study is consistent staff who are friendly and who they can trust! […]

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Site of the Quarter Award Winners!

In recognition of the hard work required for successful recruitment, we are excited to announce the “Site of the Quarter” award winners for Quarter 4, 2016. The winners are: Top Recruiting Site (highest number of patients in the last quarter): CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal Most Consistent Recruiting Site (maintained a recruitment rate of at least […]

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Happy Holidays from the MiTy/MiTy Team

 

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An important message from Steering Committee member Dr. Bernard Zinman

Please take a moment to watch the following video message from Steering Committee Member and recognized leader in the field of diabetes, Dr. Bernard Zinman: click here We have the chance to change practice, let’s pull together and ensure this important research question is answered!

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Most Improved Recruiters!

In recognition of the hard work required for successful recruitment, we are excited to announce the “Site of the Quarter” award winners for Quarter 3, 2016. This quarter, we are focusing on the Most Improved Recruiting sites, and we are happy to announce there are four sites that have improved their recruitment significantly during the […]

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