October 2017 Research and Publications

Recent Publications

Shet AS, Rao A, Jebaraj P, Mascarenhas M, Zwarenstein M, Galanti MR, Atkins S. Lay health workers perceptions of an anemia control intervention in Karnataka, India: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2017 Sep 18;17(1):720. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4758-x.
Ilie G, Wickens CM, Vingilis ER, Mann RE, Hamilton H, Toplak M, Adlaf EM, Kolla N, Ialomiteanu AR, van der Mass M, Asbridge M, Rehm J, Cusimano MD. Associations between a history of traumatic brain injuries and conduct disorder during youth in a population sample of Canadian adults. Psychiatry Res. 2017 Aug 12. pii: S0165-1781(17)30270-6. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.08.011. [Epub ahead of print]
Polonsky WH, Arsenault J, Fisher L, Kushner P, Miller EM, Pearson TL, Tracz M, Harris S, Hermanns N, Scholz BM, Pollom RK, Perez-Nieves M, Pollom RD, Hadjiyianni I. Initiating insulin: How to help people with type 2 diabetes start and continue insulin successfully. Int J Clin Pract. 2017 Aug;71(8). doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12973. Epub 2017 Jul 23.
Harris SB, Mequanint S, Miller K, Reichert SM, Spaic T. When Insulin Therapy Fails: The Impact of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2017 Oct;40(10):e141-e142. doi: 10.2337/dc17-0744. Epub 2017 Aug 1.
Yale JF, Berard L, Groleau M, Javadi P, Stewart J, Harris SB. TITRATION: A Randomized Study to Assess 2 Treatment Algorithms with New Insulin Glargine 300 units/mL. Can J Diabetes. 2017 Oct;41(5):478-484. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2017.06.007. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
Eikelboom JW, Connolly SJ, Bosch J, et al. COMPASS Investigators (includes Petrella RJ). Rivaroxaban with or without Aspirin in Stable Cardiovascular Disease. N Engl J Med. 2017 Oct 5;377(14):1319-1330. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1709118. Epub 2017 Aug 27.

Hockey FIT website:

On October 3, 2017 Dr. Robert Petrella and his research team announced that the newly designed and updated Hockey Fans In Training (Hockey FIT) website was now live. Hockey Fans In Training is a gender-sensitized weight loss and healthy lifestyle program engaging male fans through the power of sport.

Visit www.hockeyfansintraining.org and take a look at the videos and resources on the site.


Engaging the Forgotten Parent: Dr. Robert Petrella was invited to attend the Engaging the Forgotten Parent conference on Friday, September 22, 2017 at The Grand Hotel, Toronto. Petrella’s work to date in the area of men’s health and the challenges of engaging and retaining men (in healthy lifestyle interventions) and the success of the Hockey Fans In Training program, made him a knowledgeable contributor to this event. Dawn Gill, PhD and Ashleigh De Cruz accompanied Dr. Petrella at this conference.
4th International Symposium Intra Articular Treatment (ISIAT) Conference : Dr. Robert Petrella was an invited expert at the 4th International Symposium Intra Articular Treatment (ISIAT) Conference, October 5 – 7, 2017 Prague, Czech Republic. At the conference Dr. Petrella was a member of the Technical Expert Panel - CONSENSUS ON TREAT TO TARGET in Osteoarthritis on October 5th.


On Tuesday September 12, 2017 Erin Shellington, PhD candidate, presented a workshop/knowledge translation/training session on Square-stepping exercise program and protocol to the Kinesiologists and Exercise Therapists employed at the Schlegel Villages, The Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph Ontario. The workshop was titled Mind-Fun: Square-stepping exercise.