Managing Diabetes – Lessons from Big Data

  • Managing Diabetes – Lessons from Big Data :

Metabolic syndrome is a grouping of five risk factors – large waist size, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, low HDL (‘good’) cholesterol and high blood sugar – that may occur together. An adult with three or more of these risk factors is five times as likely to develop type II diabetes as a person who does not have metabolic syndrome. Many Innovation Labs have teamed up with Healthcare experts to use “big data” to predict the one-year risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Join Dr Ngiam as he will share more on this topic