Diabetes & Hypertension- What we need to know and take action on?
Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
First 15-20 minutes is for networking Sandwiches & beverages included
Hosted by the Insurance & Healthcare Committee This lunch session, hosted by the Insurance & Healthcare Committee of AmCham Hong Kong, will be a moderated discussion with the panel experts.
Topics to be discussed: - Why do people have diabetes? -H ow can we prevent diabetes and its complications? - What are the main barriers to preventing diabetes and its complications? -What is hypertension and what is the significance of high blood pressure?
-What do we need to do when our blood pressure increases?
-How do we prevent hypertension and more importantly, cardiovascular diseases?
- People are always afraid of drug side effects, is it appropriate to delay drug as much as possible to avoid drug side effects?
-Some people with severe obesity and diabetes underwent bariatric surgery for their diabetes, but was declined insulin coverage, what is the view of insurance company on this topic?
-As a diabetic patient, what are the key parameters I need to know when I see my doctor?
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