Dementia and Diabetes - Expert Speaker

Dementia and Diabetes - Expert Speaker
As a member of Diabetes SA you are invited to attend the 'Expert Speaker Series'.

Dementia and Diabetes - Dr Ashleigh Smith


Dr Ashleigh Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Exercise Physiology and a research leader in Neuroscience and Dementia.  Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australians and there is currently no cure. Growing evidence suggests that staying physically active into old age may help to slow or prevent the onset of dementiaDr Smith will present on how exercise and physical activity modifies the brains of older adults at risk of dementia.  

This session is FREE for Diabetes SA members, $25 for non-members

11/22/2023 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
159 Sir Donald Bradman Drive HILTON, SA 5033
Registration not available.
  • 1 in 6

    adults are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

  • 1.4 million

    Australians have diabetes

  • 311

    Australians develop diabetes every day

  • 1 person

    every 5 minutes will develop diabetes

  • Every year

    around 8,000 South Australians are diagnosed with diabetes

  • 180,000

    South Australians are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes which is largely preventable

  • Type 2

    diabetes is the most common type of diabetes in Australia (87% of all people with diabetes)

  • Over 1.2 million

    people in Australia have type 2 diabetes


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