Can your peers help prevent type 2 diabetes? Henriette Curtz Jansen from Copenhagen municipality thinks so and shares how peer networks have been successful in Denmark.
David Napier is Professor of Medical Anthropology at University College London and he is in charge of overseeing and supporting the research of the Cities Changing Diabetes programme. But unlike scientists in a lab studying molecules, Dr Napier's research focuses on the complexity of human behaviour and what better place to study this than in cities?
In Mexico City, new knowledge about the underlying factors for developing type 2 diabetes has become a fundamental piece of one of the city's public health initiatives.