Krista Lamb

Author, science communicator, podcast producer and host.

Beyond Banting

From Insulin to Islet Transplants: Decoding Canada’s Diabetes Superstars



Krista Lamb is a writer, communications professional and podcast producer and host. She specializes in helping translate complex medical, scientific and health-related topics into interesting and understandable stories for diverse mediums.

In 2024, the launched the How to Talk About Health with Krista Lamb podcast and training program to help everyone improve the way they communicate about health-related issues.

From 2017 to 2023, Krista was the producer and host of the Diabetes Canada Podcast, which won the Canadian Podcast Award for Outstanding Health and Fitness Series in 2020.

Currently, she produces and hosts the Commercializing Living Therapies podcast for CCRM, Unbreakable: The OC Podcast from Osteoporosis Canada, From Beta Cells to Bicycles for the BC Diabetes Research Network, and the Actions on Diabetes Podcast with Diabetes Action Canada.

Throughout her career, she has written extensively about health and research topics and she currently provides communications support for a wealth of Canadian not-for-profit organizations.

Her first book, Beyond Banting: From insulin to islet transplants, decoding Canada’s diabetes research superstars, was released in 2021 through Rock’s Mills Press. The book won the 2021 Science Writers and Communicators of Canada Book Award in the general public category.

Follow her updates on Twitter @kristalambcomms.

Krista Lamb