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In your opinion, what are the critical issues regarding the optimal clinical management of patients with type 2 diabetes in 2015? May 25, 2016 In your opinion, what are the critical issues regarding the optimal clinical management of patients with type 2 diabetes in 2015? Robert E. Ratner, MD, FACP, FACE, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer, American Diabetes Association, Alexandria, VA, United States Expert Opinions
Video 0:38 min.
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Why is it that so few public health approaches promoting physical activity have assessed the impact of their intervention? May 11, 2016 Why is it that so few public health approaches promoting physical activity have assessed the impact of their intervention? 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
Video 1:20 min.
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Why do you think fitness is still not considered as an important vital sign in clinical practice? April 27, 2016 Why do you think fitness is still not considered as an important vital sign in clinical practice? 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
Video 1:20 min.
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Could you describe the large research group that you have federated in Winnipeg and what are its key objectives? April 13, 2016 Could you describe the large research group that you have federated in Winnipeg and what are its key objectives? Jonathan McGavock, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Manitoba Institute of Child Health, University of Manitoba; CIHR Applied Public Health Chair in Resilience and Childhood Obesity, Winnipeg, MB, CA Expert Opinions
Video 1:06 min.
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What key environmental factors have been shown to favour healthy behaviours? March 30, 2016 What key environmental factors have been shown to favour healthy behaviours? 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
Video 0:33 min.
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You have had a distinguished career as a clinical scientist in the field of human nutrition. How much progress have we made in our understanding of the key factors in our diet that have an impact on the risk of cardiovascular disease? March 16, 2016 You have had a distinguished career as a clinical scientist in the field of human nutrition. How much progress have we made in our understanding of the key factors in our diet that have an impact on the risk of cardiovascular disease? Frank M. Sacks, MD, FAHA, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States Expert Opinions
Video 1:05 min.
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The PREDIMED Trial was a game changer in clinical nutrition. How did you manage to conduct such a remarkable trial in Spain? March 02, 2016 The PREDIMED Trial was a game changer in clinical nutrition. How did you manage to conduct such a remarkable trial in Spain? Emilios Ros, MD, PhD, Director, Lipid Clinic; Senior Consultant, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain Expert Opinions
Video 2:35 min.
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Could you explain the history of the Japanese American cohort and how it was developed? February 17, 2016 Could you explain the history of the Japanese American cohort and how it was developed? Edward Boyko, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Expert Opinions
Video 1:30 min.
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Could you summarize the issues/controversies regarding obesity that you addressed in your book? February 03, 2016 Could you summarize the issues/controversies regarding obesity that you addressed in your book? Carl J. Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventive Cardiology; Director, Exercise Testing Laboratory; and Staff Cardiologist, Echocardiographic Laboratory at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School-The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, United States Expert Opinions
Video 2:15 min.
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You received the 2015 Jean Vague/Per Bjorntorp award. Could you comment on the contribution of these early pioneers? January 20, 2016 You received the 2015 Jean Vague/Per Bjorntorp award. Could you comment on the contribution of these early pioneers? 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
Video 1:43 min.
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What evidence do we have  that the brown adipose tissue could play an important role in energy balance in human? December 23, 2015 What evidence do we have that the brown adipose tissue could play an important role in energy balance in human? André Carpentier, MD, Department of Medicine, Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada Expert Opinions
Video 4:23 min.
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Can you comment on the relationship between the overconsumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and chronic diseases? December 16, 2015 Can you comment on the relationship between the overconsumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and chronic diseases? Jean-Pierre Després, PhD, FAHA, FIAS, Scientific Director, International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk, Professor, Division of Kinesiology, Université Laval, Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Québec, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
Video 2:57 min.
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Could you illustrate what is your understanding of the EHLA Europe slogan: Eat well, drink well and move? December 09, 2015 Could you illustrate what is your understanding of the EHLA Europe slogan: Eat well, drink well and move? Benoit Arsenault, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Centre de recherche de l'IUCPQ, Québec, QC, Canada Expert Opinions
Video 2:15 min.
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Could you briefly tell us what is the cardiometabolick risk, diabetes and obesity network that you have created in the province of Quebec in Canada? December 02, 2015 Could you briefly tell us what is the cardiometabolick risk, diabetes and obesity network that you have created in the province of Quebec in Canada? André Carpentier, MD, Department of Medicine, Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada Expert Opinions
Video 3:22 min.
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How severe is the obesity problem in Europe? November 25, 2015 How severe is the obesity problem in Europe? Jean-Claude Coubard, Executive Director, International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk, Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Québec City, Québec, Canada Expert Opinions
Video 1:23 min.
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