Climate Change and Diabetes Health Impacts

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“What's good for the body also by chance happens to be really, really good for the planet and what's harmful for the planet turns out to be very, very harmful for us.”

Dr. Hugh Montgomery discusses the relationship between climate change and diabetes. Dr. Montgomery details how environmental factors of health affect diabetes, and why we should consider issues of environmental diabetes as a public health crisis. Tune in to find out what effects of climate change impact diabetes and what policy interventions are needed to address changing global environments. 

Hugh Montgomery is a Professor of Intensive Care Medicine and Director of the Centre for Human Health and Performance at UCL (University College London). He Co-leads The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change.

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