Baseline Data Strategy
The goals of the Baseline Data Strategy are:
- To describe the existing burden of diabetes and chronic disease risk and burden in Mississauga and Peel Region.
- To identify key health care, social, and regional disparities in risk factors, access to resources, and health outcomes to help direct interventions.
- To understand the relationship between social, cultural, and environmental factors, health behaviours, and chronic disease risk and burden.
The BDS consists of three research streams that are each focused on a topic related to diabetes and chronic disease burden. The streams are: