Dr. Julie Robitaille is a trained nutritionist and completed her Master’s degree and PhD in Nutrition at Laval University. She subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, United States. Dr. Robitaille is a full professor at Laval University’s School of Nutrition, as well as a researcher at the CHU Research Centre of Quebec (Endocrinology and Nephrology) and the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) of Laval University. Since the beginning of her career, her research has been funded by the FRQS, CIHR, CFI, Diabetes Quebec, Danone Institute of Canada, and Diabetes Canada.

Dr. Robitaille is interested in studying the maternal determinants of chronic diseases, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, using gestational diabetes as a model. Gestational diabetes is defined as hyperglycemia that occurs or is first noticed during pregnancy. Nearly one in 10 pregnancies is complicated by gestational diabetes. This disease can have different consequences for the short- and long-term health of mothers and children, including an increase in the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Robitaille’s work focuses on these different consequences on mother and child health. Her work also investigates postnatal lifestyle factors such as healthy eating, regular physical activity, and breastfeeding that can prevent the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes in mothers and children.

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Bergeron A, Labonte ME, Brassard D, Bedard A, Laramee C, Robitaille J, Desroches S, Provencher V, Couillard C, Vohl MC, Lamarche B, Lemieux S

Intakes of Total, Free, and Naturally Occurring Sugars in the French-Speaking Adult Population of the Province of Québec, Canada: The PREDISE Study.

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Nutrients, 11 (10), 2019, ISSN: 2072-6643.

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Dumas AA, Lemieux S, Lapointe A, Provencher V, Robitaille J, Desroches S

Effects of an Evidence-Informed Healthy Eating Blog on Dietary Intakes and Food-Related Behaviors of Mothers of Preschool- and School-Aged Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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J Acad Nutr Diet, 2019, ISSN: 2212-2672.

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Lebrun A, Plante AS, Savard C, Dugas C, Fontaine-Bisson B, Lemieux S, Robitaille J, Morisset AS

Tracking of Dietary Intake and Diet Quality from Late Pregnancy to the Postpartum Period.

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Nutrients, 11 (9), 2019, ISSN: 2072-6643.

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Belanger M, Dugas C, Perron J, Ruchat SM, Weisnagel SJ, Marc I, Tchernof A, Robitaille J

Association between lifestyle habits and adiposity values among children exposed and unexposed to gestational diabetes mellitus in utero.

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Diabetes Metab Syndr, 13 (5), pp. 2947-2952, 2019, ISSN: 1871-4021.

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Brassard D, Laramee C, Provencher V, Vohl MC, Robitaille J, Lemieux S, Lamarche B

Consumption of low nutritive value foods and cardiometabolic risk factors among French-speaking adults from Quebec, Canada: the PREDISE study.

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Nutr J, 18 (1), pp. 49, 2019.

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Lafreniere J, Carbonneau E, Laramee C, Corneau L, Robitaille J

Is the Canadian Healthy Eating Index 2007 an Appropriate Diet Indicator of Metabolic Health? Insights from Dietary Pattern Analysis in the PREDISE Study.

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Nutrients, 11 (7), 2019, ISSN: 2072-6643.

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Plante AS, Lemieux S, Drouin-Chartier JP, Weisnagel SJ, Robitaille J, Drapeau V, Provencher V, Morisset AS

Changes in Eating Behaviours Throughout Pregnancy: Associations with Gestational Weight Gain and Pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index.

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J Obstet Gynaecol Can, 2019, ISSN: 1701-2163.

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Harrison S, Couillard C, Robitaille J, Vohl MC, Belanger M, Desroches S, Provencher V, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Bouchard L, Langlois MF, Houle J, Lemieux S, Lamarche B

Assessment of the American Heart Association's "Life's simple 7" score in French-speaking adults from Québec.

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Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 29 (7), pp. 684-691, 2019, ISSN: 0939-4753.

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Lemieux P, Weisnagel JS, Caron AZ, Julien AS, Morisset AS, Carreau AM, Poirier J, Tchernof A, Robitaille J, Bergeron J, Marette A, Vohl MC, Gagnon C

Effects of 6-month vitamin D supplementation on insulin sensitivity and secretion: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

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Eur J Endocrinol, 2019, ISSN: 0804-4643.

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Plante AS, Savard C, Lemieux S, Carbonneau E, Robitaille J, Provencher V, Morisset AS

Trimester-Specific Intuitive Eating in Association With Gestational Weight Gain and Diet Quality.

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J Nutr Educ Behav, 51 (6), pp. 677-683, 2019, ISSN: 1499-4046.

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