Lifestyle at the root of diabetes epidemic

February 28, 2011

Dr. Paul Hackett, SPHERU faculty researcher, explains the historical roots of Type 2 diabetes and how the disease became an epidemic amongst First Nations people.

In a recent interview with Eagle Feather News, published in the February 2011 edition, Hackett notes that his study “helps educate people about the roots of diabetes and more importantly where things might end up again if society isn't vigilant about the conditions that effect a community's health.”


 

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