Chapter 7: The Physiology and Pathology of Aging
Can we grow older without growing sicker?
After viewing the video, discuss the following.
1. Who did the speaker try to get to participate in one of his studies on aging?
2. According to the speaker, why are we afraid of aging?
3. Which drug, in animal studies, has shown to extend lifespan in a dose-dependent fashion?
4. Which drug has shown to decrease mortality in T2DM and in non-diabetic patients?
5. At the end of the talk, the speaker says there is a longevity dividend and if we can reach modest increases in health spans, by over two years, we could see how much in savings by 2050?