Scott McRae is the Regional Director for Alberta and the Northwest Territories. He has been involved with the charitable health sector for almost a decade, and is passionate about improving the health outcomes of Canadians through research, service delivery and advocacy.
Scott has an extensive public speaking background, and enjoys sharing the challenges and successes of people affected by diabetes in Alberta and NWT, as well as Diabetes Canada’s positions, impact and goals within that province and territory.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health and Wellness
Health Care - Services
Areas of Expertise (6)
Diabetes in Alberta
Diabetes in the Northwest Territories
The University of British Columbia: B.A., Political Science 2002
- Association of Fundraising Professionals : Member
Media Appearances (3)
Alberta schools 'lagging' behind other provinces in support for diabetic children, Diabetes Canada warns
"We need to urgently make this happen. There's absolutely no reason to accept the fact that a child can go into a school in 2017 and not have their chronic disease taken care of in a medically appropriate fashion," said McRae.
Campaign calls for end to diabetes
St. Albert Gazette print
Scott McRae, Regional Director for Alberta and Northwest Territories at Diabetes Canada, says stigma has pushed the epidemic into the dark, allowing diabetes rates to rise under the radar. He says there’s a societal perception “that they have diabetes because they were lazy or fat, which is a very incomplete picture as to how this disease onsets,” McRae said.
Diabetes awareness expo takes place at Foothills campus
The Gauntlet online
“The goal is to introduce [people] to the cutting-edge thinking about diabetes and inspire them to feel they can better take control of diabetes management and care,” regional director of the CDA for Alberta and the Northwest Territories Scott McRae said.