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26 Mar 2018Science Stories
Diabetes and obesity have become hot talking points in of late. In his National Day Rally last year, PM Lee called diabetes a "health crisis" for Singapore, citing the grim numbers: three out of 10 Singaporeans over the age of sixty are diabetic- -that's almost one third of our elderly who suffer from this disease.Not only is diabetes a complex disease with many causes, it's also not as well studied in Asian populations. Luckily, local scientists are on the job. In a one-north Festival 2016 talk, we assembled a panel of scientists to talk about diabetes, obesity and nutrition in Asia.