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Who were the most influential mentors in your career? June 20, 2018 Who were the most influential mentors in your career? Marja-Riitta Taskinen, MD, PhD, Emerita Professor of Medicine, Research Programs Unit, Diabetes and Obesity, University of Helsinki, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland Expert Opinions
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Could you comment on the work of your mentor Per Bjorntorp and on the history of body fat distribution? June 06, 2018 Could you comment on the work of your mentor Per Bjorntorp and on the history of body fat distribution? Jaap Seidell, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Expert Opinions
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Could you comment on the AHA statement on cardiorespiratory fitness as a vital sign? May 23, 2018 Could you comment on the AHA statement on cardiorespiratory fitness as a vital sign? Robert Ross, PhD , Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada Expert Opinions
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What are the key findings of the PREDIMED study regarding the impact of the Mediterranean diet on various clinical outcomes beyond cardiovascular outcomes? May 09, 2018 What are the key findings of the PREDIMED study regarding the impact of the Mediterranean diet on various clinical outcomes beyond cardiovascular outcomes? Emilio Ros, MD, PhD, Director, Lipid Clinic; Senior Consultant, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain Expert Opinions
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Why is physical inactivity such an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease? April 25, 2018 Why is physical inactivity such an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease? I-Min Lee, MD, MPH, ScD, Professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Expert Opinions
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What is the most important risk factor for type 2 diabetes? April 11, 2018 What is the most important risk factor for type 2 diabetes? Gillian Booth, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada Expert Opinions
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How would you compare poor cardiorespiratory fitness to the well-established traditional risk factors for CVD? March 28, 2018 How would you compare poor cardiorespiratory fitness to the well-established traditional risk factors for CVD? Steven N. Blair, P.E.D., FACSM, Professor (retired), Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA Expert Opinions
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What are the most important discoveries in the field of lipidology over the last 50 years? March 14, 2018 What are the most important discoveries in the field of lipidology over the last 50 years? Peter Libby, MD, Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Expert Opinions
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What are the known mechanisms explaining the relationship between lifestyle habits and cancers? February 28, 2018 What are the known mechanisms explaining the relationship between lifestyle habits and cancers? Vincent Fradet, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine; Research Scientist, Cancer Research Centre, CHU de Québec, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
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What data do you have to analyze sales in sugary beverages? February 14, 2018 What data do you have to analyze sales in sugary beverages? Benoit Arsenault, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Centre de recherche de l'IUCPQ, Québec, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
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Could you talk about the deleterious impacts of intra-abdominal or visceral obesity? February 09, 2018 Could you talk about the deleterious impacts of intra-abdominal or visceral obesity? Jean-Pierre Després, PhD, FAHA, FIAS, Scientific Director, ICCR, Professor, Division of Kinesiology, Université Laval, Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
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Could you define nutritional quality? January 17, 2018 Could you define nutritional quality? Benoît Lamarche, PhD, FAHA, Professor, Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
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What is the role of lifestyle factors on brain health? December 06, 2017 What is the role of lifestyle factors on brain health? Louis Bherer, PhD, Chair in Preventive Health Science Research and Scientific Director of the PERFORM Centre, Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
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Why do you think there is still a gap between what we know about the science of obesity as a health hazard and our public health messages still referring to weight loss and healthy BMI? November 22, 2017 Why do you think there is still a gap between what we know about the science of obesity as a health hazard and our public health messages still referring to weight loss and healthy BMI? Lise Gauvin, PhD, Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal; Associate Scientific Director for Population Health Research, CHUM Research Centre, Montréal, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
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Considering the epidemic of physical inactivity, do you think that the recommended level of physical activity in the current guidelines is sufficient or optimal? November 08, 2017 Considering the epidemic of physical inactivity, do you think that the recommended level of physical activity in the current guidelines is sufficient or optimal? Jonathan Myers, PhD, FACC, FACSM, FAACVPR, FAHA, Health Research Scientist, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA Expert Opinions
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