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Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku: "Things I'd like to know about Diabetes"

2014-8-2 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku offers courses produced and sponsored by Osaka University and Asahi Culture Center. The Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku was established at the time [Osaka University's] Nakanoshima Center was built in 2004.

These courses share results of research conducted at Osaka University with the general public in an easy-to-understand format. Leading lecturers give presentations on topics in culture, art, history, science, technology, health care, as well as seasonal and current topics.

Date & Time: Saturday, August 2, 2014 -- 1:30 ~ 3:00 p.m.

Tuition fee: ¥1,620

Lecturer: FUNABASHI Tohru, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

I'd like to talk about things you might want to know about diabetes and its complications to people who'd like to know more, to people who are worried as to whether susceptibility to diabetes runs in families, and to people who are currently undergoing treatment. I'd like to introduce some surprising findings made at Osaka University about diabetes and a mysterious role played by fat cells.

How about learning more about body mechanisms and protecting yourself from diabetes?

To make application, go to the Asahi Culture Center website.

Date: 2014-8-2 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Organizer: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University; Asahi Culture Center
Venue: Nakanoshima Center
Registration: Online registration is required. Go to the link given above to register.
Contact: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century

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