The conference is organized by the ICCR and the Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes and Obesity Network. Over a short period of 5 years, this congress has rapidly become the international platform to discuss novel approaches and share scientific and clinical data to benefit healthcare professionals, clinicians and scientists in the fight against a lifestyle epidemic of sedentary behaviors and low quality nutritional habits leading to chronic societal diseases.
How yogurt can help ward off Diabetes
In this context, YINI and the Danone Institute Canada have initiated a symposium on the Yogurt consumption and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention. The symposium will be hosted during the ICCR2015 congress on Friday, July 10.
The symposium is led by three international experts in obesity and diabetes:
- Angelo Tremblay of the University of Laval, who has an international reputation in obesity research and is particularly focused on the effect of probiotics in yogurt on weight management,
- André Marette, PhD at the University of Laval, an expert on pathogenesis of inflammation, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in obesity.
- Frank Hu, researcher at the Harvard School of Public Health, who will present the overview of the evidence, underlying the effect of yogurt in type 2 diabetes prevention.
It’s still time to register here: http://www.iccrcongress2015.org/en/registration