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At a Glance is a monthly e-newsletter highlighting key findings of recent ICES research. At a Glance was redesigned in April 2016 to better share our work visually through infographics, videos and news stories. Subscribe to At a Glance.

  • May 2018

    September 2018 IPDLN Conference in Banff
    • Food insecurity more than doubles the risk of developing type 2 diabetes
    • Happiness linked to future health care costs
    • People with diabetes at increased risk for preventable complications after cancer diagnosis
    • Study identifies red flags for frontline providers when treating infants with bronchiolitis
      ICES in the News
      • Rates of whooping cough in Ontario much higher than previously thought
      • Nearly a quarter of all Ontarians newly prescribed opioids received a daily dose exceeding clinical guidelines
      • Study finds no link between HPV vaccination and risk of autoimmune disorders
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      • A population-based study of the risk of osteoporosis and fracture with dutasteride and finasteride
      • Unlocking First Nations health information through data linkage
      • Neighbourhood socioeconomic position and risks of major chronic diseases and all-cause mortality: a quasi-experimental study
      • Benchmarking time to initiation of end-of-life homecare nursing: a population-based cancer cohort study in regions across Canada
      • Factors associated with imaging in patients with early breast cancer after initial treatment
      • Association of clinical and economic outcomes with permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    • April 2018

      Early bird registration and confirmed keynote speakers: 2018 IPDLN Conference
      • Low income, mental health needs put teens at higher risk for diabetes complications as adults
      • Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2018
        ICES in the News
        • Opioids linked to 1 in 6 deaths among young adults in Ontario
        ICES Research Video Series
        • Li Bai on diabetes, hypertension risk and exposure to ultrafine particles
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        • The use of electronic consultations is associated with lower specialist referral rates: a cross-sectional study using population-based health administrative data
        • Associations between neighborhood walkability and incident and ongoing asthma in children
        • Derivation and validation of a generalizable preoperative frailty index using population-based health administrative data
        • Refugee maternal and perinatal health in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective population-based study
        • Youth mental health services utilization rates after a large-scale social media campaign: population-based interrupted time-series analysis
        • Association between quality domains and health care spending across physician networks
      • March 2018

        Early bird registration open: 2018 IPDLN Conference
        • Supportive housing program for clients with severe mental illness could save funding dollars
        • Generic clopidogrel is as effective as Plavix for treating unstable angina or heart attack
        • High unmet needs for mental health care among major ethnic groups in Ontario
        • Almost all Ontarians accumulate multiple chronic conditions over their lifetime
          ICES in the News
          • More people rely on Ontario's catastrophic drug plan as medication costs rise
          • Early psychosis programs significantly reduce patient mortality, study finds
          Mental Health and Addictions System Performance in Ontario: Report and Launch Symposium
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          • Solid organ transplantation in patients with preexisting malignancies in remission: a propensity score matched cohort study
          • Gabapentin dose and the 30-day risk of altered mental status in older adults: a retrospective population-based study
          • Comparison of opioid prescribing among cancer and non-cancer patients aged 18-64: analysis using administrative data
          • Causes of death in rheumatoid arthritis: how do they compare to the general population?
        • February 2018

          • People who receive physician visits at home in last year of life are less likely to die in hospital
          • 3 in 4 Ontarians hospitalized for psychiatric care are admitted involuntarily
            ICES in the News
            • Single fathers at increased risk of premature death, perhaps due to unhealthy lifestyle
            • Childhood cancer survivors found to be at higher risk of mental illness
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            • Patterns of methadone maintenance treatment provision in Ontario: Policy success or pendulum excess?
            • Health services burden of undiagnosed and overdiagnosed COPD
            • T-cell receptor excision circle levels and safety of paediatric immunization: a population-based self-controlled case series analysis
            • Association between newborn metabolic profiles and pediatric kidney disease
            • Association of polypharmacy with survival, complications and healthcare resource use after elective non-cardiac surgery: a population-based cohort study
            • Increasing incidence and prevalence of World Health Organization groups 1 to 4 pulmonary hypertension: a population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada
            • Assessing covariate balance when using the generalized propensity score with quantitative or continuous exposures
          • January 2018

            Call for abstracts: IPDLN 2018 Conference
            • Diabetes risk in childhood cancer survivors: a population-based study
            • Association between handover of anesthesia care and adverse postoperative outcomes among patients undergoing major surgery
              ICES in the News
              • Acute myocardial infarction after laboratory-confirmed influenza infection
              • Effect of air quality alerts on human health: a regression discontinuity analysis in Toronto, Canada
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              • Temporal trends in mental health service utilization across outpatient and acute care sectors: a population-based study from 2006 to 2014
              • The economic burden of cancer care in Canada: a population-based cost study
              • Elevated incidence of atrial fibrillation and stroke in patients with atrial flutter – a population-based study
              • The relation between food insecurity and mental health care service utilization in Ontario
              • Intergenerational abortion tendency between mothers and teenage daughters: population based cohort study
              • The impact of diabetes on breast cancer treatments and outcomes: a population-based study
              • Predictors of specialized pediatric palliative care involvement and impact on patterns of end-of-life care in children with cancer