Device is incompatible to play the video
Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 1:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Diabetes, the New Epidemic

Professor Paolo Pozzilli MD

Worldwide prevalence of type 2 diabetes is rapidly increasing with the numbers projected to rise to 366 million in 2030. Risk of diabetes is even larger, since 30-50% of people are affected by obesity or pre-diabetes which may eventually progress to diabetes and/or risk of cardiovascular diseases. This can be reversible and early intervention (weight loss, exercise programmes or pharmacological) can reduce risk, but adherence and costs are an issue. Less conventional approaches such as increasing taxes on unhealthy food, financial incentives or peer-monitoring have also been proposed and Government, private institutions and media should all collaborate to fight this epidemic.

 

professor-paolo-pozzilli-md

Professor Paolo Pozzilli MD is Professor of Diabetes and Clinical Research at the Centre for Diabetes at Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, and Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases at the University Campus Bio-Medico in Rome, Italy.

He qualified in Medicine at Sapienza University in Rome and specialized in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the same University. He has participated in four Biomed projects of the European Union and three NIH projects.

He is Member of Ancillary Study Committee for the TRIGR Study (NIH project), Chairman of the IMDIAB Group and Deputy Chairman of the ACTION LADA Project (EU).

Professor Pozzilli coordinates the International PhD programme in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases between Queen Mary University of London, University Campus Bio-Medico in Rome and the University of Ulm, Germany.

He is Member Scientific Advisory Board of the Graduate School in Molecular Medicine, University of Ulm, Member Advisory Board of the International Diabetes Federation, Group for Diabetes in the Youth and Delegate for University Campus Bio-Medico, Permanent Conference of Rectors of the Italian Universities (CRUI).

He is currently the European Editor of Diabetes Metabolism Research & Reviews, John Wiley Publ.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

3 June 2014

Diabetes, the New Epidemic
Professor Paolo Pozzilli MD

View PDF
Print
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery

Professor Roger Kneebone
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

What Medicine Can Learn from Savile Row

Professor Roger Kneebone
Wednesday, 7 October 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Role of the State in Public Health, and its Limits

Professor Chris Whitty
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Changing Geography of Ill Health

Professor Chris Whitty
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Bowel Cancer and Digestive Cancers

Professor Chris Whitty
Monday, 7 December 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

What Surgeons Can Learn from Polar Explorers and Fighter Pilots

Professor Roger Kneebone
Wednesday, 6 January 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Digital Healthcare: Will the Robot See You Now? 

Professor Richard Harvey
Thursday, 4 June 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Hippocrates and Ancient Greek Medicine

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 28 May 2020 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

A History of the Foot

Professor Joanna Bourke FBA
Thursday, 14 May 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

What Medicine Can Learn from Restaurants about Care

Professor Roger Kneebone
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

COVID-19

Professor Chris Whitty
Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

A History of the Stomach

Professor Joanna Bourke FBA
Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Can We Control Taste?

Professor Chris Whitty
Thursday, 12 July 2018 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

How do we improve the NHS?

Professor Martin Elliott
Tuesday, 3 July 2018 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

Humphry Davy and his Experiments with Nitrous Oxide

Dr William Harrop-Griffiths
Monday, 6 February 2017 - 1:58PM
WATCHED

What is it about Cocaine that makes it addictive?

Dr William Harrop-Griffiths
Monday, 6 February 2017 - 1:55PM
WATCHED

How does the Brain relate to the Heart?

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 6:59PM
WATCHED

The Difference between Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 6:57PM