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Published on: October 26, 2018
by Women’s Brain Health Initiative:
Diabetes dramatically increases your chances of suffering from cardiovascular and renal disease, depression, and even limb amputations. It can reduce your lifespan between 5-15 years and is more common among those 64 and older.
Diabetes affects women differently than men, with woman facing a higher risk for heart disease. Diabetes also increases the risk of dementia.
On Tuesday November 6, join Women’s Brain Health Initiative and AGE-WELL and two expert panelists address healthy eating and technological solutions to avoiding and controlling diabetes.
Featuring, LAURA ROSELLA, PhD, MHSc, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada Research Chair in Population Health Analytics
and JOSEPH CAFAZZO, PhD, MHSc, Wolfond Chair in Digital Health and Lead at eHealth Innovation, UHN
With Moderator, VIVIEN BROWN, MDCM, CCFM, FCFP, NCMP, Family Physician, Author, and Vice President, Medisys Health Group
This event is part of the MIND MATTERS: WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY series and will be recorded and made available online.
For tickets visit MIND MATTERS_DIABETES
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