Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Priorities in the management of type 2 diabetes

3' education - July 29, 2011

Priorities in the management of type 2 diabetes

Professor Sir George Alberti discusses the epidemic rise in diabetes, and the challenges in finding a solution to battle the rise in diabetes. To ensure optimal management of diabetes, he formulates recommendations, for those who treat diabetic patients as well as governments and educators. He concludes with recommendations to improve life style risk modification, as well as peer group involvement.

Questions to be addressed in this PACE expert opinion are:
  • What are the factors underlying the diabetes epidemic
  • Which measures can be taken to improve the cardiovascular health on a population level
  • Which role can education play to improve cardiovascular health

View the expert opinion interview with prof. Sir Alberti

More about the speaker

Professor Sir Alberti,
Chairman Diabetes UK, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

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