Diabetes treatment options have never been better but diabetes rates have never been higher. With the next 100 years starting now, what lies ahead? On the anniversary of the discovery of insulin, experts reflect on how much progress has been made to treat and manage diabetes—and how much more is necessary.
Mikhail Kosiborod, a cardiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri Kansas City, was also a panelist at the event. He explained that most scientists agree the sharp increase in type 2 diabetes is due, largely, to “skyrocketing rates of obesity.”
Dr. Kosiborod joined other experts in the field to discuss the growing crisis, how to get ahead of the disease, and advances in treatment.
Read the full article from Scientific American: The Next 100 Years of Diabetes Care
Watch the full session below.