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Overcoming the increased burden of diabetes

As National Diabetes Week comes to an end in Australia, as a member of the life insurance industry, I couldn ...

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An Act of God? No Sir, an Act of Man

With the huge impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got extensive media coverage[1] last year ...

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Can sustainability be a measure of happiness?

Sustainable Happiness: "Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or ...

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Are you an Ostrich when it comes to retirement planning?

People today are living longer than ever before – if you reach age 65 in the UK, for example, you can ...

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A surge of optimism in flood modeling

The upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1,  will be another big test of our ability to create a ...

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Trust in Insurance

I recently read Who can you trust by Rachel Bostman and currently reading Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott.
Don in ...

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Asia Pacific nations united in tackling disaster risk

From earthquakes along the Ring of Fire to landfalling category 5 typhoons, countries in the Asia-Pacific region of the world ...

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Science that seems like magic. Redefining Type 2 Diabetes

Over a year ago, I wrote that things could be different, but as the world's obesity crisis worsens, the ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Diabetes_TrendSpotlight.pdf
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If you don’t get climate change, climate change will get you

Every week, it seems, a new report comes out furnishing new evidence of the potentially devastating impact of climate change ...

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Type 2 diabetes management: medicine or behavior change?

Type 2 diabetes prevalence is on the rise globally, and the signs
don't speak for this trend to invert ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/Expert_Forum_on_diabetes.html
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Obesity and Insulin: A toxic relationship

Everyone is shaking their head in disbelief. Me included. The latest JAMA paper on obesity trends in the US says ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/food_for_thought_bmj.html
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Volatility of volatility of climate

In the past month, three leading economists and central bankers have turned their attention in a public address to the ...

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Does genetics help to predict your diabetes risk?

We are well aware of the conventional predictors for type 2 diabetes. Besides non-modifiable factors such as age, gender, ethnic ...

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Making ASEAN more resilient by closing the Protection Gap

Today, high ranking officials of all ten ASEAN member states convened in Singapore for the 4th ASEAN Finance Ministers' and ...

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The epidemiology of risk accumulation

Surely I did not come up with the title phrase of this story. I borrow it from an Australian physicist ...

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