The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

My name is Professor Stephen Simpson and I lead the Charles Perkins Centre. A multidisciplinary research and education initiative based here at the University of Sydney in Australia. In this visionary initiative, we’ve brought together more than a thousand researchers, educators and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines together with a single aim: to…

More Diabetes, Fewer Heart Attacks – Why?

This is a great question by Eric Janse last night after the another technically challenging YouTube live event. He says, “Dr. Brewer, I noticed a very strange phenomenon. That is a number of people diabetes type 2 is increasing over the years. However, the number of heart attacks and heart events in general are generally…

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Christina

I’m Christina, and I’m living with Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. My high school friends wanted me to always be there. Now I manage what I eat, and I’m training for my next 10K.Manage the link between diabetes,heart disease and stroke.KnowDiabetesbyHeart.org.

What Can We Do About the Diabetes Heart Health Connection?

DR. RODGERS: Women with diabetes can lower their chances of heart attack or stroke by managing their blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol, and not smoking. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Barbra Streisand, legendary director, singer, actress, producer and co-founder of the…

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Jacqueline

I’m Jacqueline. I was born with heart disease, but I never thought I would have to worry about Type 2 diabetes as well. But when my blood sugar skyrocketed – We knew we had to lower her risk. Thankfully, my cardiologist helped me and my husband to manage my Type 2 diabetes. Now we take…

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Rob

I’m Rob, and I have Type 2 diabetes. Thankfully, my doctor helped me make a plan. Now I’ve been diagnosed with a new purpose: to fight for the amazing life I’ve made for myself.Manage the link between diabetes,heart disease and stroke.KnowDiabetesbyHeart.org.