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Thursday 6 November 2014 12:51pm

Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research (EDOR) members joined a range of contributors at the Golden Centre for World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2014, in Dunedin.

EDOR provided information about their research activities, and articles on hot topics such as hidden sugar, high fat diets and artificial sweeteners.

Disseminating knowledge is a key aim of our research centre, and EDOR members contribute to organisations in local, national, and international settings. EDOR has recently celebrated ten years at the forefront of diabetes and obesity research in New Zealand.

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Setting up for the Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research presentation at the Golden Centre.

Where and when

World Diabetes Day activities ran from 11am-4pm at the Wall Street and Golden Centre Malls, George Street, Dunedin.

Activities included:

  • Blood glucose testing
  • Lipids and cholesterol testing
  • Foot checks
  • Interactive displays
  • Goody bags
  • Smoothie bike challenge

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Download pdfs on our hot topics:
High fat, low carb diets
Tips to reduce sugar
Are artificial sweeteners safe?

Read about 15 different diabetes research projects EDOR has involvement with:
EDOR's diabetes research

See what else we've been up to in the community:
In the community with EDOR
EDOR November newsletter (pdf, 194KB)

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