Department of Medicine


Apr 26, 2019

Title: “Impact of the 2016 US Presidential Election on the Sex Ratio at Birth in Canada (and how we got there from glucose homeostasis in pregnancy!)”

Speaker: Dr. Ravi Retnakaran

Host: Dr. Jackie James

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review emerging evidence for the impact of fetal sex on maternal gluco-regulatory physiology
  2. Discuss the relationship between maternal physiology and the sex ratio (proportion of boys to girls) at birth
  3. Consider the impact of adverse societal events on this relationship
Endocrinology and Metabolism