McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Diabetes and accelerated aging: Can we stop or turn back the clock?

  • Seminar Information

  • Clinical Video
    with Dr. Hertzel Gerstein
  • Research video
    with Dr. Gregory Steinberg

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, February 25, 2013


  • Dr. Hertzel Gerstein, Professor and Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism; Department of Medicine Associate Member; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Chairholder; Population Health Institute Chair in Diabetes Research; Deputy Director, Population Health Research Institute
  • Dr. Gregory Steinberg, Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine; Chairholder, Canada Research Chair in Metabolism, Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes


This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the long-term health consequences of diabetes
  • List the therapies that reduce these consequences
  • Understand how diabetes causes some of these consequences
  • Learn if therapies directed at the cause can reduce these consequences

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706