V Mohan, MD is Chairman of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre (a Who Centre for Non-Communicable Diseases), Chennai, India.  Dr. Mohan explains the worldwide epidemic of diabetes is only getting worse as there are a large number of pre diabetic people who will become diabetics unless preventive action is undertaken.  Excessive consumption of carbohydrates (eg. white rice) is a significant factor propagating the diabetes epidemic.  Dr. Mohan and his team have conducted extensive research in India on this epidemic.

His talk focuses on the root cause of the diabetes epidemic and provides simple preventive measures which will help fight this major health problem.