Dr. Hamdy educates business leaders about diabetes at RIGBH summit

DR. OSAMA HAMDY, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, was the keynote speaker at the Rhode Island Business Group on Health diabetes summit on Jan. 20. / PBN PHOTO/NANCY KIRSCH
DR. OSAMA HAMDY, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, was the keynote speaker at the Rhode Island Business Group on Health diabetes summit on Jan. 20. / PBN PHOTO/NANCY KIRSCH
PROVIDENCE – Dr. Osama Hamdy, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, calls diabetes a “global health crisis” wreaking havoc on an individual’s eyes, kidneys, feet, nerves, heart, reflexes, etc., and reducing one’s longevity. “I usually say [diabetes] is like termites; you don’t see it, but, in reality, it affects every single organ…

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