Session: Diabetes, Obesity & Stroke

Diabetes, Obesity & Stroke

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Did you know for every six seconds in the world someone dies due to complications of  diabetes

The two important main modifiable risk factors for stroke:
1) Diabetes

New research shows that Obesity drives up to half of all Type 2 diabetes and according to the statistics, In 2019, 1.5 million deaths were directly caused by diabetes. Ways to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes are healthy diet, regular exercise, maintaining a normal body weight, avoiding tobacco usage. Several lines of evidence suggest that weight loss is the effective strategy for both primary and secondary prevention of stroke among overweight and obesity patients.


Related Societies: Cardiology Society Los Angeles, North America; World Society of Arrhythmias Beijing; Philippine Heart Association, Philippines; The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) Algeria, Africa; Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (ASCVS) Fukuoka, Japan, Asia; American Heart Association Dallas, USA, North America ; Japanese Circulation Society, Japan