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Expert Testimonials

“Guam’s population is over 90% Asian and Pacific Islander in composition. Both of these ethnic groups have inherent genetic predisposition to Type II Diabetes so we would expect an increased prevalence on that basis alone.”


- Dr. William Weare MD



“Many pacific islanders are well known for having Type 2 diabetes. A lack in a healthy nutrition is one of the major issues that are causing a high percentage of people being affected with diabetes on Guam. Some other causes are due to genetics, and the environment.”


- Dr Sven-Erik Bursell, PhD



“Guam Diabetes Association has been a great community service with much of hospitality and is an organized Association.”


- Dr. Robert L. Hanson, MD, MPH