Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research hosted a national research symposium on diabetes and obesity in Auckland on 17 March, 2017.
Co-hosted with A Better Start and the Healthier Lives National Science Challenges, The Diabesity Crisis: how can we make a difference? symposium brought together national and international experts in diabetes and obesity research, focusing on how preventive actions and treatments can make a difference to the rising tide of diabetes and obesity in New Zealand.
Date: Friday, 17 March, 2017
Venue: Clinical Education Centre, Auckland City Hospital
- Watch the videos of The Diabesity Crisis symposium presentations
- Download the programme for The Diabesity Crisis symposium (PDF 620 KB)
- Read a summary of The Diabesity Crisis symposium on Public Health Expert, a University of Otago blog
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