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Diabetes - The Essential Facts - Can we Cure Diabetes ? (17:02)
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This presentation focus on the question: can we cure diabetes? By interviewing different experts we will estimate how possible it is that we will find a cure for diabetes in the future. One of the main arguments is that we already have a cure, which is eating right and exercise, but the big question is whether people are willing to take this cure?

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
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Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Juleen Zierath
Professor Torben Hansen
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - How to Fight the Global Epidemic (12:11)
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This presentation discuss how we can fight the global diabetes epidemic. According to WHO (2016) the incidence and impacts of diabetes can largely be prevented or reduced with an approach that incorporates evidence-based, affordable, cost-effective, population-wide and multi-sector intervention. So which interventions should we prioritize as the most efficient interventions to fight the global diabetes epidemic?

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
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Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Arne Astrup
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Juleen Zierath
Professor Venkat Narayan
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - Surgery, Drugs and Microchips (17:12)
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Many people exercise and take medicine in order to delay or treat type 2 diabetes. However in most cases these interventions in one’s lifestyle fails and the person regain weight and retain their increasing blood glucose levels. Controlling one’s appetite seems to be the key, which is one of the aspects we’ll discuss in this presentation. Furthermore we’ll discuss how gastric bypass surgery helps people with diabetes type 2 controlling their appetite and make their diabetes disappear. Finally we’ll discuss how hormones such as GLP-1 can help diabetics’ control their appetite, and lose weight.

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
Provider Set:
Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
Dr Tricia Tan
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Steven Bloom
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - What Role Does Exercise Play ? (24:17)
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This presentation talks about which role exercise plays in developing diabetes. We will describe what happens in the body when we exercise, and why these changes help us prevent and treat diabetes. In continuation of this we’ll talk about the interaction between insulin, glucose and muscle cells and how we through exercise, can change our health. Furthermore we’ll discuss how lifestyle can affect one’s future children in terms of developing diabetes later on.

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
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Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Dirk Lund Christensen
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Ida Donkin
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Juleen Zierath
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - What Role Does Nutrition Play ? (15:25)
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This presentation focus on which role nutrition plays in developing diabetes and how obesity affects diabetes development. Obesity and weight gain dramatically increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But it’s not only the total calorie intake and the BMI that counts, so does the distribution between fat, protein and carbohydrates, in other words the composition of nutritions. In continuation of this it will be discussed how a restricting intake of carbohydrates might be the way to reduce or even eliminate the use of medication in diabetes treatments.

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
Provider Set:
Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Arne Astrup
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Venkat Narayan
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - What Role Does Overweight and Obesity Play ? (17:27)
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This presentation address how being overweight and obese is considered one of the strongest predictors, regarding the development of type 2 diabetes. Almost 85 % of people living with diabetes type 2, are either overweight or obese. This is an important aspect, because globally we have a lot of overweight people, in fact in 2014, one in three adults was overweight and one in eight was obese. But why do the numbers keep growing and what’s causing this epidemic growth of obesity?

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
Provider Set:
Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Arne Astrup
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Steven Bloom
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - What is Diabetes ? (13:45)
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This presentation provides an introduction to Diabetes.What is diabetes and what happens in the body? You will learn how diabetes is a term used to describe the body’s inability to produce sufficient amounts of insulin and how insulin as a pancreatic hormone functions as a main glucose regulator, that makes sure our glucose levels are balanced. Both high and low blood glucose levels are dangerous. When you have diabetes, the lack of insulin will cause high blood glucose levels, which affects several parts of your body.

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
Provider Set:
Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Steven Bloom
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - Who has Diabetes ? (15:59)
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In this presentation you will learn about the evolution of diabetes and how it affects the world population. Diabetes is probably recognized as one of the biggest global health challenges in the 21st century. Figures from 2012 shows that diabetes caused the death of 1.5 million people and lead to an additional 2.2 million deaths caused by higher than optimal blood glucose, which increases the risk of cardiovascular and other diseases. The prevalence of diabetes is rising in all income groups, however over the past decade it has risen faster in low and middle income countries rather than in high income countries.

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
Provider Set:
Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Venkat Narayan
Senior Researcher Kristine Færch
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Diabetes - The Essential Facts - Who is at Risk ? (22:17)
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This presentation talks about who is at risk of developing diabetes and how diabetes will affect the future generations. You will be introduced to how the global amount of people diagnosed with diabetes, according to the WHO and the IDF, will increase from just over 400 million to 600 million by 2030.

Narrator: Richard Steed.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
EIT
NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen Department of Biomedical Science
Provider Set:
Diabetes - The Essential Facts
Author:
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
MD Nicolai Wewer Albrechtsen
Professor Ib Bygbjerg
Professor Jens Juul Holst
Professor Venkat Narayan
Date Added:
01/07/2016