Human Metabolism, Diabetes, and Obesity: The Environmental Connections

July 20, 2006
12:00 pm US Eastern Time

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This teleconference was an informative discussion about the rising problems of diabetes and obesity in the U.S., the relationship between these health conditions, and the chemical and other environmental factors that play a role in hindering metabolism and increasing our risk for disease.

Call Moderator: Steve Heilig, MPH, Director of Public Health & Education, San Francisco Medical Society & CHE

Science Update:  Pete Myers, PhD, CEO, Environmental Health Sciences

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