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Global Diabetes Symposium, 3 of 12: Malnutrition Diabetes 

Dr. Meredith Hawkins, M.D., director of the Global Diabetes Initiative at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, discusses malnutrition diabetes at the Global Diabetes Symposium: Finding the Way to Global Action. The event was presented by Einstein's Global Health Center and the International Diabetes Federation.

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Global Diabetes Symposium, 7 of 12: Promoting Self-management Behaviors 

Elizabeth Walker, Ph.D., RN, director of Prevention and Control Core for the Diabetes Research and Training Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, discusses self-management behaviors for the treatment of diabetes. She presented her talk at the Global Diabetes Symposium: Finding the Way to Global Action. The event was presented by Einstein's Global Health Center and the International Diabetes Federation.

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Einstein On: Diabetes Epidemic, Dean Allen M. Speigel, MD 

In this edition of Einstein On, a research & medicine podcast, Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean and former director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, describes the proactive measures needed to tackle the diabetes epidemic and reduce human suffering and healthcare costs. Recent studies project the number of people in the U.S. with diabetes will double to 44.1 million by 2034.

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Einstein On: Diabetes, Dr. Jeffrey Pessin, Research and Community 

Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D., discusses basic and clinical diabetes research being conducted at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center, including the brain’s influence on appetite, autoimmune and stem cell therapies, and the efforts to develop an artificial pancreas. Dr. Pessin is director of Einstein’s Diabetes Research Center. This edition of Einstein On is hosted by Gordon Earle, associate dean for communications and public affairs.

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Einstein On: Global Diabetes, Dr. Meredith Hawkins 

Meredith Hawkins, M.D., professor of medicine (endocrinology) and director of the Global Diabetes Initiative at Einstein, discusses why diabetes, once considered a disease of the First World, is now a problem of epidemic proportions in developing countries as well. This edition of Einstein On, a research & medicine podcast, was hosted by Gordon Earle.

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Einstein On : Diabetes- Trends, Challenges, Solutions, Dr. Joel Zonszein  

Joel Zonszein, M.D., professor of clinical medicine at Einstein and director of the Clinical Diabetes Center at Montefiore Medical Center, discusses alarming changes he's observed in the severity of type 2 diabetes during his more than three decades of treating patients. Dr. Zonszein explores the disturbing trend of young people, many of them teens, developing an aggressive form of type 2 diabetes that often is accompanied by high blood pressure, high cholesterol and fatty liver disease. He also addresses the special challenges of type 1 diabetics and suggests best practices for managing both types of the disease. This topical news segment is hosted by Paul Moniz, managing director of communications and marketing.

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Global Diabetes Epidemic, D.C. Briefing 

Meredith Hawkins, M.D., director of the Global Diabetes Initiative of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, speaks on the growing global diabetes epidemic at a briefing for Congressional staffers and representatives from the American Diabetes Association, the National Institutes of Health, Center for Disease Control and others in Washington, D.C.

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Global Health Night 2009- Dr. Meredith Hawkins 

Meredith Hawkins, M.D., director of the Global Diabetes Institute and professor of medicine, presents, "Remember the Face" at Global Health Night 2009," sponsored by the Global Health Club at Einstein.

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