Concerns about type 2 diabetes? Our health panel answers your questions
The number of Canadians diagnosed with diabetes has doubled in the last 12 years, and a 20-year-old in Canada now faces a 50/50 lifetime risk of developing the disease, according to Diabetes Canada.
So who's at risk and what can you do to reduce your chances of contracting the disease, to manage it and to possibly even reverse it?
The panel was moderated by The National co-host Andrew Chang and featured panelists Dr. Danielle Martin of Women's College Hospital; Dr. Samir Sinha of the Sinai Health System and University Health Network; and Dr. Lennox Huang of the Hospital for Sick Children.