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Saturday, March 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Diabesity: Disease Gone Global

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Diabetes is the plague of the 21st century. Obesity is a driving force, but what about climate change? Is TV the problem or might it be part of the solution? How will we tackle this problem?  Come learn from a real winner (i.e. ‘the biggest loser’).

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Richard Smith

MD, Director, UnitedHealth Chronic Disease Initiative
The Chronic Disease Initiative works on heart disease and diabetes with 11 centres in developing countries. Formerly a television doctor and editor of the British Medical Journal, Richard Smith likes making soup, marmalade, porridge, and trouble.
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Deneen Vojta

MD, Senior Vice President, Center for Health Reform and Modernization, UnitedHealth Group
Deneen Vojta leads clinical research and development identifying innovative solutions that address global health care challenges and partners to bring these solutions to scale. Most recently, she spearheaded UnitedHealth’s partnership with the CDC and the Y–USA to launch the US... Read More →

Saturday March 9, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm CST
Kennedy Center: Room 303/305, Augsburg

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