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How can We Win the War on Diabetes?

How can We Win the War on Diabetes?


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

How can We Win the War on Diabetes?

*10.8% of Singaporeans are obese. By the age of 69, 1 in 3 Singaporeans will develop diabetes. In 2014, diabetes was implicated in 1 in 2 heart attacks, 2 in 3 cases of kidney failure, 2 in 5 cases of stroke and 1,500 amputations.

Learn more about symptoms, causes and treatment for diabetes from our medical experts this June. Admission is free. 

Date: 18 June 2016, Saturday
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: Level 3 Lecture Theatre, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore


10am: Registration
10.25am: Welcome Speech by Chairperson, Ms Izabela Kerner
10.30am: 'Beyond Insulin, Latest Diabetes Therapies' by Dr Vivien Lim
11am: 'Can Metabolic Surgery Cure Diabetes?' by Dr Shanker Pasupathy
11.30am: Q&A 
12pm: End / Refreshments

Seats are limited. Please call 6471 0711 for reservations. First 50 registrants will each receive a complimentary BMI check, body fat analysis and goodie bag.

This event is brought to you by Obesity Docs and supported by Gleneagles Hospital.

*Sources: National Health Survey 2010, National Registry of Diseases, Straits Times and Ministry of Health