Diabetes in Alberta | Interactive Dashboard | What is DISER? | Key Partners
Diabetes affects the lives of many Albertans. The prevention, treatment and management of this chronic condition is a priority of the Diabetes, Obesity & Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network (DON SCN).
Figure 1: DISER estimates of the number of persons living with diabetes in Alberta (bars, K=thousands) and proportion of total provincial population (line; percentage) over the past decade.
To improve the health and wellness of people with diabetes, it is important to monitor and study trends and outcomes in people living with diabetes in Alberta. DISER makes it easier for the health care providers, administrators, policy makers and researchers to monitor population trends and study the impact of diabetes on Albertans.
Explore the interactive dashboard for a data snapshot of diabetes in Alberta over the past decade, including population trends and age distribution of people living with diabetes:
A successor to the Alberta Diabetes Surveillance System, DISER is a data infrastructure designed to further our understanding of diabetes in Alberta. It provides extensive data on diabetes and enhances research and quality improvement projects.
DISER was created with the support from Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Innovates, the Alliance for Canadian Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes (ACHORD, University of Alberta), and Novo Nordisk.
Learn which data are included in DISER, including specific datasets and case definitions.
See what DISER can be used for and the process for accessing DISER's data.