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Published on: January 15, 2019
Diabetes dramatically increases our chances of suffering from cardiovascular and renal disease, depression, and even limb amputations. It can reduce our 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. This event addresses healthy eating and technological solutions to avoiding and controlling diabetes, featuring Dr. Laura Roselia and Dr. Joseph Cafazzo with moderator Dr. Vivien Brown.
Recorded on November 6, 2018 at the MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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