Public Health: Malaysia’s Got A Serious Diabetes Problem
Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy | Dr Arunah Chandran, Public Health Physician
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Malaysia’s diabetes numbers are staggering, and show no signs of reducing, especially as other related risk factors like obesity and hypertension continue to rack up despite the years of healthy lifestyle campaigns. How do we reverse a trend that’s been decades in the making? Leading up to World Diabetes Day on 14 November, Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO of the Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy, joins us to ask public health physician, Dr Arunah Chandran, where our approach to diabetes prevention went wrong.
Image credit: Ministry of Health Malaysia
Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek
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Categories: Health Policy, Diseases & Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Medical Innovation and Technology, Science
Tags: The Bigger Picture, Health and Living, World Diabetes Day, non-communicable diseases, obesity, heart disease, hypertension, glucose, diet, exercise,