Video: What’s new in diabetes prevention and therapy – The Royal Gazette


Updated: May 04, 2021, 3:28 pm

Diabetes Risk: Bermuda’s diabetics are sicker than their overseas equivalents – and don’t get the same level of preventative care

For a special program on diabetes, one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States and Bermuda, visit the Royal Gazette’s live video partner, the Washington Post, at 1:00 p.m. today at

Diabetes is a public health emergency that has become more urgent during the pandemic as the medical community works to understand the link between COVID-19 and new cases of diabetes.

While breakthrough technologies are being used against the disease, many people lack access to these innovations or even more basic treatment options.

At 1 p.m., medical experts will examine the state of diabetes care in America, the poorly understood link between the COVID-19 virus and diabetes, the high cost of insulin, and the most promising diabetes treatment solutions for those who need it.

Join Dr. Aaron Neinstein, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Digital Health Innovation at UCSF, Dr. med. Rita Rastogi Kalyani, MHS, Editor-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, and Dr. Jennifer Raymond, Director of Clinical Diabetes at The Los Angeles Children’s Hospital’s Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism offers a lively and informative discussion of this debilitating disease.