Diabetes Project with Sobia Khan

Diabetes Project with Sobia Khan

August 2010

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Several ethnic populations are at a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a debilitating disease that affects more than 2.7 million Canadians. The severity and incidence of Type 2 diabetes largely influenced by: diet, lifestyle, social and genetic factors, thus the potential of developing this disease can be reduced through behavior and diet.

Sobia Khan (author of 150 Best Indian, Asian, Caribbean and More Diabetes Recipes) at George Brown's Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is developing a reformulated healthy version of traditional ethnic recipes that can improve the health and lifestyle of new Canadians with Type 2 diabetes.