• Hey, I'm

    BOON TAT

  • Diabetes

    What's going on?

    BMI correlated with Type 2 Diabetes

    Singapore

    http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/body-mass-index-and-type-2-diabetes-risk/

    "in this large cohort, body mass index was found to not only be strongly and independently associated with the risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes but also the magnitude of this positive association is significantly larger for higher BMI values"

    Sugar Per Person vs GDP

    Gradient matters

    http://www.gapminder.org/tools/

     

    Health > Nutrition > Sugar

     

    BMI vs GDP

    Gradient matters

    http://www.gapminder.org/tools/

     

    Health > Risk Factors > BMI

  • WHO?

    A happily married and proud father of a super enthusiastic dance-happy daughter and a very adventurous food-crazy son.

     

    A frank and honest person who is hard-working, positive and leads with enthusiasm.

     

    A Singapore Government Scholar, Cambridge and Brown graduate, with strong numeracy and computational skills, as well as direct experience in policy-making and strategic planning in the education sector.

  • EXPERIENCE

    What Have I Done? Where Have I Been?

    Leading Teams, Strategic Planning

    (Department Head)

     

    School of Science and Technology

     

    Even more Math (Masters)

     

    Brown University

     

    A lot of Math - Pure & Applied (Bachelors)

     

    University of Cambridge

     

    Warfighting

    (Rank of Captain)

     

    Singapore Armed Forces

     

    Warfighting

    (Rank of Captain)

     

    Singapore Armed Forces

     

    Leading School

    (Vice-Principal)

     

    Pioneer Junior College

     

  • Diabetes

    Singapore has the second-highest proportion of diabetics among developed nations, a new report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) revealed

    Asians Face Higher Risk

    Why?

    Although Asian people can look thin, we actually have a much higher % of body fat as compared with our western counterparts

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