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angle-left Kaberi Dasgupta, MD, M.Sc.

Senior Scientist, RI-MUHC , 5252 de Maisonneuve

Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, MUHC



diabetes • physical activity • hypertension • eating patterns • vascular risk

Research Focus

My research focus is prevention, reversal, and self-management support in diabetes. I am currently studying the reversal of type 2 diabetes through low energy diet and supervised exercise, the impact of recurrent gestational diabetes on cardiac disease in mothers, fathers, and offspring, the uptake and acceptability of web resources, ePlatform-based step and weight monitoring, and health coaching on health behaviour change in gestational diabetes.

Selected Publications

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  • Blotsky AL, Rahme E, Dahhou M, Nakhla M, Dasgupta K. Gestational diabetes associated with incident diabetes in childhood and youth: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ. 2019;191(15):E410‐E417. doi:10.1503/cmaj.181001.

  • Brazeau AS, Nakhla M, Wright M, et al. Stigma and Its Association With Glycemic Control and Hypoglycemia in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Cross-Sectional Study. J Med Internet Res. 2018;20(4):e151. Published 2018 Apr 20. doi:10.2196/jmir.9432.

  • Pace R, Brazeau AS, Meltzer S, Rahme E, Dasgupta K. Conjoint Associations of Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension With Diabetes, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease in Parents: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2017;186(10):1115‐1124. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx263.

  • Dasgupta K, Rosenberg E, Joseph L, et al. Physician step prescription and monitoring to improve ARTERial health (SMARTER): A randomized controlled trial in patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2017;19(5):695‐704. doi:10.1111/dom.12874.

  • Dasgupta K, Rosenberg E, Joseph L, et al. Carotid femoral pulse wave velocity in type 2 diabetes and hypertension: capturing arterial health effects of step counts. J Hypertens. 2017;35(5):1061‐1069.