What’s New in Addiction Pharmacy [Vol 4]

“Opioids and Sugar: The Not So Sweet”

Julia Calder
Shoppers Drug Mart Addiction Pharmacy Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use

Tuesday, April 11
12pm – 1pm

What’s New in Addiction Pharmacy is a lunch-time series featuring clinicians and researchers who will deliver the latest research and information on novel, evidence-based addiction medicine topics.

This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, the public and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Learning objectives:

  1. Highlight the complex interplay between opioids, sugar and weight
  2. Review evidence associating OAT with sweet preference, metabolic syndrome, and glycemic control
  3. Review sugar content of various OAT preparations
  4. Highlight evidence associating OAT with dental caries


If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Raman Jawanda at [email protected].

  • April 11, 2023
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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