Introduction to cardiometabolic diseases | WURcast

J.M. Geleijnse (Performer)

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Diabetes is a chronic condition that is characterised by a high blood glucose level. Currently, there are 415 million diabetic patients worldwide, and this puts an enormous burden on our health care systems. In this video, professor Geleijnse introduces the topic of diabetes. You will learn the different types of diabetes and several risk factors. You will see that diabetes is related to both cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease, which is also a component of the cardiometabolic disease cluster.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Media of outputFilm
Size(6:38 min.)
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2019


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