TNDMS - The National Diabetes Management Strategy
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CDA Chair Diabetes Management ...



Selected Articles and Editorials in Peer-Reviewed Journals
1991- 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Stewart B. Harris
CDA Chair in Diabetes Management
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  



  • Naqshbandi Hayward, M; Mequanint, S; Paquette-Warren, J; Bailie, R; Chirilia, A; Dyck, R; Green, M; Hanley, A, Tompkins, J; & Harris, S. On behalf of the FORGE AHEAD Team. The FORGE AHEAD clinical readiness consultation tool: a validated tool to assess clinical readiness for chronic disease care mobilization in Canada's First Nations. BMC Health Serv Res, March 2017; 17:233. doi 10.1186/s12913-017-2175-6.

  • Paquette-Warren, Jann; Tyler, Marie; Fournie, Meghan; Harris, Stewart B (2017) The Diabetes Evaluation Framework for Innovative National Evaluations (DEFINE): construct and content validation using a modified Delphi method. Canadian journal of Diabetes, March 6, 2017, 41(4)

  • Harris, Stewart B.; Kocsis, Győző; Prager, Rudolf; Ridge, Terry; Chandarana, Keval; Halladin, Natalie; Jabbour, Serge.  Safety and Efficacy of IDegLira Titrated Once Weekly versus Twice Weekly in Patients with Type 2 diabetes Uncontrolled on Oral Antidiabetic Druges: DUAL VI Randomized Clinical Trial.  Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Jan 26, 1-9: 2017. Doi: 10.1111/dom.12892. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Harris, Stewart B.; Tompkins, Jordan; Te Hiwi, Braden.  Call to Action: A New Path for Improving Diabetes Care for Indigenous Peoples, a Global Review.  Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Jan, 123:120-133, 2017.


  • Rice, Kathleen; Te Hewi, Braden; Zwarenstein, Merrick; Lavallee, Barry; Barre, Douglas Edward; Harris, Stewart B.; on behalf of the FORGE AHEAD program team. Best Practices for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes and Obesity-Related Chronic Disease among Indigenous Peoples in Canada: A Review. Canadian Journal of Diabetes Availabel on line 7 April, 2016 (in Press)

  • Paquette-Warren, Jann; Harris, Stewart B; Naqshbandi Hayward, Mariam; Tompkins, Jordan W.  Case Study of Evaluations That Go Beyond Clinical Outcomes to Assess Quality Improvement Diabetes Programs Using the Diabetes Evaluation Framework for Innovation National Evaluations (DEFINE).  Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, Jan 25, 2016.


  • Harris SB, Aschner P, Mequanint S, Esler JG. Use of Diabetes Registry Data for Comparing Indices of Diabetes Management: A Comparison of 2 Urban Sites in Canada and Colombia. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 2015 Nov 6; 39 (6): 496-501.

  • Harris SB, Green ME, Brown JB, Roberts S, Russell G, Fournie M, Webster-Bogaert S, Kotecha J, Han H, Thind A, Stewart M, Reichert S, Tompkins J, Birtwhistle R. Impact of a Quality Improvement Program on Primary Healthcare in Canada: A Mixed-method Evaluation. Health Policy. 2015 Apr;119(4):405-16

  • Mansuri, Sudaba; Badawi, Alaa; Kayaniyil, Sheena; Cole, David E.; Harris, Stewart B.; Mamakeesick, Mary; Maguire, Jonathon; Zinman, Bernard; Hanley, Anthony J.  Associations of Circulating 25(OH)D with Cardiometabolic Disorders Underlying Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in an Aboriginal Community.  Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice Aug, 109(2):440-449, 2015. Pub Med 25944538

  • Vora J, Cariou B, Evans M, Gross JL, Harris SB, Landstedt-Hallin L, Mithal A, Rodriguez MR, Meneghini L.Clinical use of insulin degludec.Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Jul;109(1):19-31

  • Lee CC, Perkins BA, Kayaniyil S, Harris SB, Retnakaran R, Gerstein HC, Zinman B, Hanley AJ.Peripheral Neuropathy and Nerve Dysfunction in Individuals at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: The PROMISE Cohort.Diabetes Care. 2015 May;38(5):793-800.

  • Kotecha J, Brown JB, Han H, Harris SB, Green M, Russell G, Roberts S, Webster-Bogaert S, Fournie M, Thind A, Reichert SM, Birtwhistle R.Influence of a Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative Program on Team Functioning in Primary Healthcare. Fam Syst Health. 2015 Mar 23.


  • Paquette-Warren, Jann; Naqshbandi Hayward, Mariam; Tompkins, Jordan W.; Harris, Stewart B. Time to Evaluate Diabetes and Guide Health Research and Policy Innovation: The Diabetes Evaluation Framework (DEFINE). The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 29(2), 2014 (In press)
  • Imran SA, Tugwell B, Harris SB. Diabetes in Primary Care: Back to Basics. Can J Diabetes, 2014 Jun; 38 (3): 155-156
  • Reichert, Sonja Maria; Harris, Stewart; Harvey, Betty. An Innovative Model of Diabetes Care and Delivery: The St. Joseph's Primary Care Diabetes Support Program (PCDSP). Can J Diabetes Jun 28(3):212-215, 2014
  • Stewart, Moira; Wuite, Sara; Ramsden, Viv; Burge, Fred, Beaulieu, Marie-Dominique; Fortin, Martin; Godwin, Marshall; Harris, Stewart; Reid, Graham; Haggerty, Jeannie; Brown, Judith Belle; Thomas, Roanne; Wong, Sabrina. Research for the Real World: TUTOR-PHC (Transdisciplinary Understandings and Training on Research), Successfully Building Research Capacity in Primary Health Care. Can Fam Physician Jun 60 (6):581-582, 2014
  • Harris, Stewart B.; Paquette-Warren, Jann. Investments in Diabetes Strategies: Time to Evaluate! Can J Diabetes, Jun 38(3):159-160, 2014.
  • Sinclair, Alan; Bode, Bruce; Harris, Stewart; Vijapurkar, Ujjwala; Mayer, Cristiana; Fung, Albert; Shaw, Wayne; Usiskin, Keith; Desai, Mehul; Meininger, Gary. Efficacy and Safety of Canagliflozin Compared with Placebo in Older Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Pooled Analysis of Clinical Studies. BMC Endocr Disord 2014 Apr 18; 14(1):37 doi. 10.1186/1472-6823-14-37 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kayaniyil, Sheena; Harris, Stewart B.; Retnakaran, Ravi; Vieth, Reinhold; Knight, Julia A.; Gerstein, Hertzel C.; Perkins, Bruce A.; Zinman, Bernard; Hanley, Anthony J. Prospective Association of 25(OH)D with Metabolic Syndrome. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), Apr. 80(4):502-507, 2014. doi: 10.1111/cen.12190. Epub 2013 Apr 1.
  • Harris, Stewart B.; Yale, Jean-François; Berard, Lori; Stewart, John; Abbaszadeh, Babak; Webster-Bogaert, Susan; Gerstein, Hertzel C. Does a Patient-Managed Insulin Intensification Strategy with Insulin Glargine and Insulin Glulisine Provide Similar Glycemic Control as a Physician-managed Strategy? Results of the START (Self-Titration with Apidra® to Reach Target) Study – A Randomized Non-inferiority Trial. Diabetes Care, Mar. 37(3):604-610, 2014. doi:10.2337/dc13-1636
  • Harris, Stewart B.; Mamdani, Muhammad; Galbo-Jørgensen, Claus B.; Bøgelund, Mette; Gundgaard, Jens, Grouleau, Danielle. The Effect of Hypoglycemia on Health-related Quality of Life: Canadian Results from a Multinational Time Trade-off Survey. Can J Diabetes, Feb. 38(1):45-52, 2014.
  • Paquette-Warren, Jann; Roberts, Sharon Ellen; Fournie, Meghan; Tyler, Marie; Brown, Judith Belle; Harris, Stewart. Improving Chronic Care through Continuing Education of Interprofessional Primary Healthcare Teams: A Process Evaluation. J Interprof Care. Early Online: 1-7. Posted online on January 7, 2014. linedoi:10.3109/13561820.2013.874981
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  • Teoh, Hwee; Després, Jean-Pierre ; Dufour, Robert; Fitchett, David H.; Goldin, Lianne ; Goodman, Shaun G.; Harris, Stewart B.; Langer, Anatoly; Lau, David C. W.; Lonn, Eva M.; Mancini, G. B. John; McFarlane, Philip A.; Poirier, Paul; Rabasa-Lhoret, Rémi; Tan, Mary, Leiter, Lawrence A. A Comparison of the Assessment and Management of Cardiometabolic Risk in Patients with and without Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Canadian Primary Care. Diabetes, Obes and Metab Dec., 15(12):1093-1100, 2013.
  • Harris, Stewart; Paquette-Warren, Jann; Roberts, Sharon; Fournie, Meghan; Thind, Amardeep; Ryan, Bridget L.; Thorpe, Cathy; Terry, Amanda; Brown, Judith Belle; Stewart, Moira; Webster-Bogaert, Susan. Results of a Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Partnerships for Health: A Quality Improvement Initiative for Diabetes Care. J Am Board Fam Med, Nov-Dec, 26(6):711-719, 2013
  • Kakekagumick, Kara Elizabeth; Naqshbandi Hayward, Mariam; Harris, Stewart B.; Saksvig, Brit; Gittelsohn, Joel; Mamokeesic, Gary; Goodman, Starsky; Hanley, Anthony J. Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project: A community-based intervention targeting type 2 diabetes and its risk factors in a First Nations community. Front. Endocrinol Nov. 12, 2013 4:170. doi 10.3389/fendo.2013.00170.
  • Johnston, Luke W.; Harris, Stewart B.; Retnakaran, Ravi; Gerstein, Hertzel C.; Zinman, Bernard; Hamilton, Jill; Hanley, Anthony J. Short Leg Length, A Marker of Early Childhood Deprivation, is Associated with Metabolic Disorders Underlying Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The PROMISE Cohort Study. Diabetes Care Nov., 36(11):3599-3606, 2013.
  • Harris, Stewart B.; Khunti, Kamlesh; Landin-Olsson, Mona; Galbo-Jørgensen, Claus B.; Bøgelund, Mette; Chubb, Barrie; Gundgaard, Jens, Evans, Marc. Descriptions of Health States Associated with Increasing Severity and Frequency of Hypoglycaemia: A Patient-level Perspective. Patient Preference and Adherence Sept. 16, 7:925-936, 2013.
  • Harris, Stewart B.; Gerstein, Hertzel C.; Yale, Jean-François; Berard, Lori; Stewart, John; Webster-Bogaert, Susan M.; Tompkins, Jordan W. Can Community Retail Pharmacists and Diabetes Expert Support Facilitate Insulin Initiation by Family Physicians? Results of the AIM@GP Randomized Controlled Trial. BMC Health Services Research. 2013, 13:71
  • Maple-Brown, Louise J., Brimblecombe, Julie; Connelly, Philip W.; Harris, Stewart B.; Mamakeesick, Mary; Zinman, Bernard; O’Dea, Kerin; Hanley, Anthony J. Short Report: Complications. Similarities and Differences in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Remote Aboriginal Australian and Canadian Cohorts. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2013 Apr 1; 100 (1): 133-41
  • Teoh, Hwee; Després, Jean-Pierre; Dufour, Robert; Fichett, David H.; Goldin, Lianne; Goodman, Shaun G.; Harris, Stewart B.; Langer, Anatoly; Lau, David C.W.; Lonn, Eva M.; Mancini, G.B. John; McFarlane, Philip A.; Poirier, Paul; Rabasa-Lhoret, Rémi; Tan, Mary; Leiter, Lawrence A. Identification and Management of Patients at Elevated Cardiometabolic Risk at the Canadian Primary Care Level: How well are we doing? Can J Cardiol. 2013 Aug;29(8):968-8.
  • Leiter, Lawrence A.; Berard, Lori; Bowering, C. Keith; Cheng, Alice Y.; Dawson, Keith G.; Ekoé, Jean-Marie; Fournier, Carl; Goldin, Lianne; Harris, Stewart B.; Lin, Peter; Ransom, Thomas; Tan, Mary; Hwee, Teoh; Tsuyuki, Ross T.; Whitham, Dana; Woo, Vincent; Yale, Jean-François; Langer, Anatoly. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Management in Canada: Is it Improving? Can J Diabetes 37(2):82-89, 2013.
  • Evans, Marc; Khunti, Kamlesh; Mandani, Muhammad; Galbo-Jørgensen, Claus; Gundgaard, Jens; Bøgelund, Mette; Harris, Stewart. Health-related Quality of Life Associated with Daytime and Nocturnal Hypoglycaemic Events: A Time Trade-off Survey in Five Countries. Healthy Quality of Life Outcomes, Jun 3, 11(1):90, 2013. doi:10.1186/1477-7525-11-90.
  • Gough, Stephen; Harris, Stewart B.; Woo, Vincent; Davies, Melanie. Insulin Degludec: Overview of a Novel Ultra Long-acting Basal Insulin. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Apr;15(4):301-309, 2013.
  • Kayaniyil, Sheena; Harris, Stewart B.; Retnakaran, Ravi; Vieth, Reinhold; Knight, Julia A.; Gerstein, Hertzel C.; Perkins, Bruce A.; Zinman, Bernard; Hanley, Anthony J. Prospective Association of 25(OH)D with Metabolic Syndrome. Clinical Endocrinology 2013 Mar 2. doi: 10.1111/cen.12190.
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  • Teoh H, Camelon KM, Gilbert RE, Harris SB, et al. Assessment and treatment of cardiometabolic risk in adults at risk for or with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Can J Diabetes.Dec 36(6):320-326, 2012
  • Richardson M, Thind A, Harris SB, Choid TH.  Exploring the factors associated with specialist referral for patients with type 2 diabetes: are we referring those in greatest need? Can J Diabetes. 2012;36(4):165-169.
  • Ley SH, Harris SB, Connelly PW, et al. Utility of non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol in assessing incident type 2 diabetes risk. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2012;14(9):821-825.
  • Dyck RF. Naqshbandi Hayward M; Harris, SB.  Prevalence, determinants and co- morbidities of chronic kidney disease among First Nations adults with diabetes: results from the CIRCLE study. BMC Nephrology. Jul 13(1):57, 2012.
  • Liu S, Shah B, Naqshbandi M, Tran V, Harris S. Short Report: Complications. Increased rates of adverse outcomes for gestational diabetes and pre-pregancy diabetes in on-reserve First Nations women in Ontario, Canada . Diabetic Med. Aug 29(8):e180-e183, 2012.
  • Maple-Brown LJ, Cunningham J, Zinman B, Mamakeesick M; Harris SB, et al.  Cardiovascular disease risk profile and microvascular complications of diabetes: comparison of indigenous cohorts with diabetes in Australia and Canada.; Cardiovasc r Diabetology. Mar 28, 11:30, 2012
  • Retnakaran R, Ye C, Hanley AJ, Harris SB, Zinman B. Discordant effects on central obesity, hepatic insulin resistance, and alanine aminotransferase of low-dose metformin and thiazolidinedione combination therapy in patients with impaired glucose tolerance. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2012;14(1):91-93.
  • Chatterjee A, Bhattacharrya O, Fitchett DH, Teoh H, Harris SB, Leiter LA. Managing cardiometabolic risk in primary care: A summary of the 2011 consensus statement. Can Fam Phys. 2012: 50:389-393.
  • Naqshbandi-Hayward M, Kuzmina E, Dannenbaum D, Torrie J, Huynh J, Harris SB. Room for improvement in diabetes care among First Nations in Northern Quebec (Eeyou Istchee): reasonable management of glucose but poor management of complications. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2012:71:18418.
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  • Bhattacharyya OK, Rasooly IR, Naqshbandi M, Estey EA, Esler J, Toth E, Macaulay AC, Harris SB. Challenges to the provision of diabetes care in First Nations communities: results from a national survey of healthcare providers in Canada. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011;11:283. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-283.
  • Pottie K, Greenaway C, Feightner J, and coauthors of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health. Evidence-based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees. Can Med Assoc J. 2011;183(12):E824-E925.
  • Kayaniyil S, Retnakaran R, Harris SB, Vieth R, Knight JA, Gerstein HC, et al. Prospective associations of vitamin D with beta-cell function and glycemia: the PROMISE (PROspective Metabolism and ISlet cell Evaluation) cohort study. Diabetes. 2011;60:2947-2953.
  • He M, Harvey E, Harris SB, et al. Case Study 5: Addressing childhood obesity through a community-based strategy to screen and engage high-risk migrant families – families in action: a global village pediatric diabetes prevention resource. Public Health Agency of Canada. Available at:
  • Campbell NRC, Gilbert RE, Leiter LA, Larochelle P, Tobe S, Chockalingam A, Ward R, Morris D, Tsuyuki RT, Harris SB. Hypertension in people with type 2 diabetes. Update on pharmacologic management. Can Fam Phys. 2011;57(9):997-1002.
  • Glazier R, Harris SB, Tompkins J, et al. Number of HbA1c tests unrelated to quality of diabetes control: an electronic medical record data linkage study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011;93(1):e37-e40.
  • Retnakaran R, Qi Y, Harris SB, Hanley AJ, Zinman B. Changes over time in glycemic control, insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in response to low-dose metformin and thiazolidinedione combination therapy in patients with impaired glucose tolerance. Diabetes Care. 2011;34(7) :1601-1604.
  • Leiter LA, Fitchett DH, Gilbert RE, Gupta M, Mancini GBJ, McFarlane PA, Ross R, Teoh H, Verma S, and Working Group. Cardiometabolic risk in Canada: A detailed analysis and position paper by the Cardiometabolic Risk Working Group. Can J Cardiol. 2011;27(2):e1-e33.
  • Leiter LA, Fitchett DH, Gilbert RE, Gupta M, Mancini GBJ, McFarlane PA, Ross R, Teoh H, Verma S, and Working Group. Identification and management of Cardiometabolic Risk in Canada: A position paper by the Cardiometabolic Risk Working Group (executive summary). Can J Cardiol. 2011;27(2):124-131.
  • He M, Piché L, Kurtz J, Beynon C, Harris SB. Screen-related sedentary behaviours of school-aged children: principals’ and teachers’ perspectives. Health Educ J.2011;70(1):32-38.
  • Naqshbandi M, Harris SB, Macaulay A, Comeau J. Lessons learned in using community-based participatory research to build a national diabetes collaborative in Canada. Progress in community health partnerships: research, education, and action.Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 2011; Winter 5(4):405-415.
  • Harris SB, Naqshbandi M, Bhattacharyya O, Hanley AJG, Elser J, Zinman B; CIRCLE Network Investigators. Major gaps in diabetes clinical care among Canada’s First Nations: Results of the CIRCLE study. Diab Res Clin Pract. 2011;92:272-279.
  • Ley S, Hegele RA, Harris SB, Mamakeesick M, Cao H, Connelly PW, et al. HNF1A G319S variant, active cigarette smoking and incident type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal Canadians: A population-based epidemiological study. BMC Med Genet. 2011;12(1). doi:10.1186/1471-2350-12-1.
  • Kayaniyil S, Vieth R, Harris SB, Retnakaran R, Knight JA. Gerstein HC, et al. Association of 25(OH)D and PTH with metabolic syndrome and its traditional and non-traditional components. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011;96(1):168-175.
  • Mottola MF, Sopper MM, Doxtator L, Big-Canoe K, Prapavessis H, Harris SB, Hanley A. Capacity-building and participatory research development of a community-based nutrition and exercise lifestyle intervention program (NELIP) for pregnant and post-partum Aboriginal women: information gathered from talking circles. Int Indigenous Policy J. 2011;2(1):Article 8. Available at:
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  • Harris SB, Glazier RH, Tompkins JW, Wilton AS, Chevendra V, et al. Investigating concordance in diabetes diagnosis between primary care charts (electronic medical records) and health administrative data: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010;10:347. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-347.
  • Harris SB, Kapor J, Lank CN, Willan AR, Houston T. Clinical inertia in insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes patients in family practice. Can Fam Phys. 2010;56:e418-e424.
  • Zinman B, Harris SB, Neuman J, Gerstein HC, Retnakara R, Raboud J, et al. Low-dose combination therapy with rosiglitazone and metformin to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus (CANOE trial): A double-blind randomised controlled study. Lancet. 2010;376(9735):103-111.
  • Bhattacharyya OK, Harris SB, Zwarenstein M, Barnsley J. Controlled trial of an intervention to improve cholesterol management in diabetes in remote Aboriginal communities. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2010;69(4):333-343.
  • Ley SH, Hegele RA, Connelly PW, Harris SB, Mamakeesick M, Cao H, et al. Assessing the association of HNF1A G319S variant with C-reactive protein in Aboriginal Canadians: A population-based epidemiological study. Cardiovasc Diabetol. doi: 10.1186/1475-2840-9-39.
  • Tompkins JW, Luginaah IN, Booth GL, Harris SB. The geography of diabetes in London, Canada: The need for local level policy for prevention and management.Int J Environment Res Public Health. 2010;7(5):2407-2422. doi: 10.3390/ijerph7052407.
  • Kayaniyil S, Vieth R, Retnakaran R, Knight JA, Ying Q, Gerstein HC, Perkins B, Harris SB, et al. Association of vitamin D with insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction in subjects at risk of type 2 diabetes. Brief report. Diabetes Care. 2010;33(6):1379-1381.
  • Ley SH, Harris SB, Connelly PW, Mamakeesick M, Gittelsohn J, Wolever TM, et al. Association of apolipoprotein B with incident type 2 diabetes in an Aboriginal Canadian population. Clin Chem. 2010;56(4):666-670.
  • He M, Li E, Harris SB, Huff MW, Yau CY, Anderson G. The Canadian global village reality: a look at anthropometric surrogate cutoffs and metabolic abnormalities among East Asian, South Asian and European descendants. Can Fam Phys. 2010;56(5):3174-182.
  • Hanley AJB, Retnakaran R, Qi Y, Gerstein HC, Perkins B, Raboud J, Harris SB, Zinman B. Association of hematological parameters with insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction in non-diabetic subjects: The PROspective Metabolism and Islet Cell Evaluation (PROMISE) Cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009;94(10):3824-2832.
  • Braga MB, Casanova A, Teoh H, Dawson KG, Gerstein HC, Fitchett D, Harris SB, et al. Treatment gaps in the management of cardiovascular risk factors in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes in Canada (DRIVE). Can J Cardiol. 2010;26(6):297-302.
  • Mottola MF, Giroux I, Gratton R, Hammond J, Hanley A, Harris SB, et al. Nutrition and exercise prevents excess weight gain in pregnant overweight women. Med Sci Sports Exercise. 2010;42(2):265-272.
  • He M, Piché L, Beynon C, Harris S. Screen-related sedentary behaviors: children’s and parents’ attitudes, motivation and practices. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2010;42(1):17-25.
  • He M, Piché L, Clarson CL, Callaghan C, Harris SB. Childhood overweight & obesity management: a national perspective of primary health care providers’ views, practices, perceived barriers and needs. Paediatr Child Health. 2010;15(7):419-426.
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  • Ley SH, Harris SB, Mamakeesick M, et al. Metabolic syndrome and its components as predictors of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in an Aboriginal community. CMAJ. 2009;180(6):617-624.
  • Biderman A, Noff E, Harris SB, Friedman N, Levy A. Treatment satisfaction of diabetic patients: What are the contributing factors? Fam Pract. 2009;26(2):102-108.
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  • Harris SB (Member, Steering Committee). Canadian Diabetes Association 2008 clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada. Can J Diabetes. 2008;32(suppl 1):S1-S201.
  • Naqshbandi M, Harris SB, Esler JG, Antwi-Nsiah F. Global complication rates of type 2 diabetes in indigenous peoples: A comprehensive review. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008;82(1):1-17.
  • Ho L, Gittelsohn J, Sharma S, Cao X, Treuth M, Rimal R, Ford E, Harris SB. Food-related behavior, physical activity, and dietary intake in First Nations – a population at high risk for diabetes. Ethn Health. 2008;13(4):335-349.
  • Ho L, Gittelsohn J, Rimal R, Treuth M, Sharma S, Rosecrans A, Harris SB. An integrated multi-institutional diabetes prevention program improves knowledge and healthy food acquisition in northwestern Ontario First Nations. Health Educ Behav. 2008;35(4):561-573.
  • Ley SH. Harris SB, Connelly PW, et al. Adipokines and incident type 2 diabetes in an Aboriginal Canadian population: The Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project. Diabetes Care. 2008;31(7):1410-1415.
  • Terry AL, Thorpe CF, Giles G, Brown JB, Harris SB, et al. Implementing electronic health records: Key factors in primary care. Can Fam Physician. 2008;54(5):730-736.
  • Harris SB, Yale, J-F, Dempsey E, Gerstein HC. Can family physicians help patients initiate basal insulin therapy successfully? Randomized trial of patient-titrated insulin glargine compared with standard oral therapy: Lessons for family practice from the Canadian INSIGHT trial. Can Fam Physician. 2008;54(4):550-558.
  • Salsberg J, Louttit S, McComber AM, Fiddler R, Naqshbandi M, Receveur O, Harris SB, et al. Knowledge, capacity and readiness: Translating successful experiences in community-based participatory research for health promotion. Pimatisiwin: J Indigenous Aboriginal Community Health. 2008;5(2):125-150.
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  • Houlden R, Ross S, Harris S, Yale J-F, Sauriol, L, Gerstein HC. Treatment satisfaction and quality of life using an early insulinization strategy with insulin glargine compared to an adjusted oral therapy in the management of type 2 diabetes: the Canadian INSIGHT Study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007;78(2):254-258.
  • Rosecrans A, Gittelsohn J, Ho LS, Harris SB, Naqshbandi M, Sharma S. Process evaluation of a multi-institutional community-based program among First Nations. Health Educ Res. 2008;23(2):272-286.
  • Harris SB, Leiter LA, Yale J-F, Chiasson J-L, Kleinstiver P, Sauriol L. Out-of-pocket costs of managing hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes and insulin-treated type 2 diabetes. Can J Diabetes. 2007;31(1):25-33.
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  • Zinman B, Harris SB, Gerstein HC, et al. Preventing type 2 diabetes using combination therapy: design and methods of the Canadian Normoglycaemia Outcomes Evaluation (CANOE) trial. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2006;8(5):531-537.
  • McPherson R, Frohlich J, Fodor G, Genest J, Grover S, Habib R, Harris, S, et al. Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement – recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Can J Cardiol. 2006;22(11):913-927.
  • Leiter LA, Genest J, Harris SB, et al; for the Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines Expert Committee. Dyslipidemia in adults with diabetes. Can J Diabetes. 2006;30(3):230-240.
  • Harris SB, Worrall G, Macaulay A, et al. Diabetes management in Canada: Baseline results of the Group Practice Diabetes Management Study. Can J Diabetes. 2006;30(2):131-137.
  • Gerstein HC, Yale J-F, Harris SB, Issa M, Stewart JA, Dempsey E. A randomized trial of adding insulin glargine vs. avoidance of insulin in people with type 2 diabetes on either no oral glucose-lowering agents or submaximal doses of metformin and/or sulphonylureas. The Canadian INSIGHT (Implementing New Strategies with Insulin Glargine for Hyperglycaemia Treatment) Study. Diabet Med. 2006;23(7):736-742.
  • Liu J, Hanley AJG, Young TK, Harris SB, Zinman B. Lifestyle variables, non-traditional cardiovascular risk factors, and the metabolic syndrome in an Aboriginal Canadian population. Obesity. 2006;14(3):500-508.
  • Liu J, Hanley AJG, Young TK, Harris SB, Zinman B. Characteristics and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among three ethnic groups in Canada. Int J Obes (Lond). 2006;30(4):669-676.
  • Pollex RL, Hanley AJG, Zinman B, Harris SB, Khan HMR, Hegele RA. Metabolic Syndrome in Aboriginal Canadians: prevalence and genetic associations. Atherosclerosis. 2006;184(1):121-129.
  • Pollex RL, Hanley AJG, Zinman B, Harris SB, Hegele RA. Clinical and genetic associations with hypertriglyceridemic waist in a Canadian Aboriginal population. Int J Obes (Lond). 2006;30(3):484-491.
  • Ho LS, Gittelsohn J, Harris SB, Ford E. Development of an integrated diabetes prevention program with First Nations in Canada. Health Promot Int. 2006;21(2):88-97.
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  • Leiter LA, Harris SB, Chiasson J-L, Edwards L, O’Neill MC, Van DM. Efficacy and safety of rosiglitazone as monotherapy or in combination with metformin in primary care settings. Can J Diabetes. 2005;29(4):384-392.
  • Leiter LA, Yale J-F, Chiasson J-L, Harris SB, Kleinstiver P, Sauriol L. Assessment of the impact of fear of hypoglycemic episodes on glycemic and hypoglycemia management. Can J Diabetes. 2005;29(3):186-192.
  • Majumdar SR, Johnson JA, Bowker SL, Booth GL, Dolovich L, Ghali W, Harris SB, et al. A Canadian consensus for the standardized evaluation of quality improvement interventions in type 2 diabetes. Can J Diabetes. 2005; 29(3):220-229.
  • Woo V, Harris SB, Houlden RL; for the Clinical & Scientific Section, Canadian Diabetes Association. Canadian Diabetes Association position paper on antipsychotic medications and associated risk of weight gain and diabetes. Can J Diabetes. 2005;29(2):111-112.
  • Retnakaran R, Hanley AJG, Connelly PW, Harris SB, Zinman B. Cigarette smoking and cardiovascular risk factors among Aboriginal Canadian youths. CMAJ. 2005;173(8):885-889.
  • Pollex RL, Hanley AJG, Zinman B, Harris SB, Khan HMR, Hegele RA. Synergism between mutant HNF1A and the metabolic syndrome in new onset Oji-Cree type 2 diabetes. Diabet Med. 2005;22(11):1510-1515.
  • Saksvig BI, Gittelsohn J, Harris SB, Hanley AJG, Valente TW, Zinman B. A pilot school-based healthy eating and physical activity intervention improves diet, food knowledge and self-efficacy for native Canadian children. J Nutr. 2005;135(10):2392-2398.
  • Retnakaran R, Hanley AJG, Connelly PW, Harris SB, Zinman B. Elevated C-reactive protein in Native Canadian children: An ominous early complication of childhood obesity. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2005;8(5):483-491.
  • Harris SB, Ekoé J-M, Zdanowicz Y, Webster-Bogaert S. Glycemic control and morbidity in the Canadian primary care setting (results of the Diabetes in Canada Evaluation study). Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2005;70(1):90-97.
  • Harris SB, Leiter LA, Webster-Bogaert S, Van DM, O’Neill C. Teleconferenced educational detailing: An innovative diabetes CME program for primary care physicians. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2005;25(2):87-97.
  • Hanley AJG, Harris SB. Mamakeesick M, et al. Complications of type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal Canadians: Prevalence and associated risk factors. Diabetes Care. 2005;28(8):2054-2057.
  • Stewart M, Marshall JN, Østbye T, Brown JB, Harris SB, Feightner JW, et al. Effectiveness of case-based on-line learning of evidence based practice guidelines. Fam Med. 2005;37(2):131-138.
  • Harris SB. Managing diabetes. Recommendations and caveats [editorial]. Can Fam Physician. 2005;51(May):637-639.
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  • Harris SB, Petrella RJ, Lambert-Lanning A, Leadbetter W, Cranston L. Lifestyle management for type 2 diabetes. Are family physicians ready and willing? Can Fam Physician. 2004;50(May):1235-1243.
  • Harris SB, Lank CN. Recommendations from the Canadian Diabetes Association: 2003 Guidelines for prevention and management of diabetes and related cardiovascular risk factors. Can Fam Physician. 2004;50(Mar):425-429.
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  • Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Mamakeesick M, et al. Complications of type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal Canadians: Increasing the understanding of prevalence and risk factors. Can J Diabetes. 2003;27(4):455-463.
  • Macaulay AC, Harris SB, Lévesque L, et al. Primary prevention of type 2 diabetes: Experiences of 2 Aboriginal communities in Canada. Can J Diabetes. 2003;27(4):464-475.
  • (Chair, Expert Committee). Canadian Diabetes Association 2003 clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada. Can J Diabetes. 2003;27(suppl 2):S1-S156.
  • Harris SB, Petrella RJ, Leadbetter W. Lifestyle interventions for type 2 diabetes. Relevance for clinical practice. Can Fam Physician. 2003;49(Dec):1618-1625.
  • Hanley AJG, Connelly PW, Harris SB, Zinman B. Adiponectin in a Native Canadian population experiencing rapid epidemiological transition. Diabetes Care. 2003;26(12):3219-3225.
  • Harris SB, Stewart M, Brown, JB, et al. Type 2 diabetes in family practice: Room for improvement. Can Fam Physician. 2003;49(Jun):778-785.
  • Hegele RA, Zinman B, Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Barrett PH, Cao H. Genes, environment and Oji-Cree type 2 diabetes. Clin Biochem. 2003;36(3):163-170.
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  • Brown JB, Harris SB, Webster-Bogaert S, Wetmore S, Faulds C, Stewart M. The role of patient, physician and systemic factors in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Fam Pract. 2002;19(4):344-349.
  • Hanley AJG, McKeown-Eyssen G, Harris SB, et al. Association of parity with risk of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders. Diabetes Care. 2002;25(4):690-695.
  • Harris SB, Zinman B, Hanley AJG, et al. The impact of diabetes on cardiovascular disease risk factors and outcomes in a native Canadian population. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2002;55(2):165-173.
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  • Hanley AJG, McKeown-Eyseen G, Harris SB, et al. Cross-sectional and prospective associations between proinsulin and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a population experiencing rapid cultural transition. Diabetes Care. 2001;24(7):1240-1247.
  • Kriska AM, Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Zinman B. Physical activity, physical fitness, and glucose concentrations in an isolated Native Canadian population experiencing rapid lifestyle change. Diabetes Care. 2001;24(10):1787-1792.
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  • Harris SB, Webster-Bogaert S, Lillie D, Lank CN. A model for the dissemination of clinical practice guidelines – the Canadian Diabetes Association experience. Can J Diabetes Care. 2000;24(2):64-69.
  • Hegele RA, Cao H, Hanley AJG, Zinman B, Harris SB, Anderson CM. Clinical utility of HNF1A genotyping for diabetes in aboriginal Canadians. Diabetes Care. 2000;23(6):775-778.
  • Hegele RA, Hanley AJG, Zinman B, Harris SB, Anderson CM. Disparity between association and linkage analysis for HNF1A G319S in type 2 diabetes in Canadian Oji-Cree. J Hum Genet. 2000;45(3):184-187.
  • Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Gittelsohn J, Wolever TMS, Saksvig B, Zinman B. Overweight among children and adolescents in a Native Canadian community: Prevalence and associated factors. Am J Clin Nutr. 71(3):693-700.
  • Hegele RA, Cao H, Harris SB, Zinman B, Hanley AJG, Anderson CM. Gender, obesity, hepatic nuclear factor-1a G319S and the age-of-onset of type 2 diabetes in Canadian Oji-Cree. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2000;24(8):1062-1064.
  • Hegele RA, Cao H, Harris SB, Hanley AJG, Zinman B, Connelly PW. The private hepatic nuclear factor-1a G319S variant is associated with plasma lipoprotein variation in Canadian Oji-Cree. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2000;20(1):217-222.
  • Harris SB, Zinman B. Primary prevention of type 2 diabetes in high risk populations [editorial]. Diabetes Care. 2000;23(7):879-881.
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  • Hegele RA, Cao H, Harris SB, Hanley AJG, Zinman B. The hepatic nuclear factor-1a G319S variant is associated with early onset type 2 diabetes in Canadian Oji-Cree. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1999;84(3):1077-1082.
  • Zinman B, Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Kwan J, Fantus IG. Circulating tumor necrosis factor-a concentrations in a native Canadian population with high rates of type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1999;84(1):272-278.
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  • Harris SB, Macaulay AC. Diabetes management: New evidence-based recommendations. Highlights of the 1998 Canadian clinical practice guidelines. Canadian Diabetes Association. Can Fam Physician. 1998;44(Nov):2465-2472.
  • Harris SB, Meltzer SJ, Zinman B. New guidelines for the management of diabetes: A physician’s guide. CMAJ. 1998;159(8):973-978.
  • Harris SB. What works? Success stories in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabet Med. 1998;15(suppl 4):S20-S23.
  • Harris SB, Glazier R, Eng K, McMurray L. Disease patterns among Canadian aboriginal children. Study in a remote rural setting. Can Fam Physician. 1998;44(Sep):1869-1877.
  • Caulfield LE, Harris SB, Whalen-Brough EA, Sugamori ME. Maternal nutritional status, diabetes and risk of macrosomia among Native Canadian women. Early Hum Dev. 1998;50(3):293-303.
  • Gittelsohn J, Wolever TMS, Harris SB, Harris-Giraldo R, Hanley AJG, Zinman B. Specific patterns of food consumption and preparation are associated with diabetes and obesity in a Native Canadian community. J Nutr. 1998;128(3):541-547.
  • Harris SB, Macaulay AC. Taking on diabetes. Family doctors on the front lines of the battle against diabetes [editorial]. Can Fam Physician. 1998;44(Nov):2345-2349.
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  • Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Gao XJ, Kwan J, Zinman B. Serum immunereactive leptin concentrations in a Canadian aboriginal community with high rates of NIDDM. Diabetes Care. 1997;20(9):1408-1415.
  • Harris SB, Caulfield LE, Sugamori ME, Whalen-Brough EA, Henning B. The epidemiology of diabetes in pregnant Native Canadians: A risk profile. Diabetes Care. 1997;20(9):1422-1425.
  • Harris SB, Gittelsohn J, Hanley AJG, et al. The prevalence of NIDDM and associated risk factors in Native Canadians. Diabetes Care. 1997;20(1):185-187.
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  • Gittelsohn J, Harris SB, Thorne-Lyman AL, Hanley AJG, Barnie A, Zinman B. Body image concepts differ by age and sex in an Ojibway-Cree community in Canada. J Nutr. 1996;126:2990-3000.
  • Gittelsohn J, Harris SB, Burris KL, et al. Use of ethnographic methods for applied research on diabetes among Ojibway-Cree Indians in Northern Ontario. Health Educ Q. 1996;23(3):365-382.
  • Harris SB, Perkins BA, Whalen-Brough EA. Non-insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus among First Nations children. New entity among First Nations people of north western Ontario. Can Fam Physician. 1996;42(May):869-876.
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  • Hanley AJG, Harris SB, Gittelsohn J, Wolever TMS, Barnie A, Zinman B. The Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project: Design, methods and lessons learned. Chronic Dis Canada. 1995;16(4):149-155.
  • Gittelsohn J, Harris SB, Whitehead S, et al. Developing diabetes interventions in an Ojibwa-Cree community in Northern Ontario: Linking qualitative and quantitative data. Chronic Dis Canada. 1995;16(4):157-163.
  • Fox C, Harris SB, Brough EA. Diabetes among Native Canadians in northwestern Ontario: 10 Years later. Chronic Dis Canada. 1994;15(3):92-96.
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