Islet Cell Transplant for Diabetics
In this segment, host Dr. Mark Nolan Hill speaks with Dr. Berhard Hering, international expert in islet cell transplants. Dr. Hering explains the promising new procedure offering diabetics the hope of being insulin free.
Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Tornambe, an instructor in the departments of ophthalmology and family practice at the University of California, San
This week joining Dr. Kaskel on Lipid Luminations is Dr. Ronald Goldberg who serves as Associate Director of Medical Affairs of the Diabetes Research Institute, and Director of the Lipid Disorders Unit. Dr. Goldberg will discuss features, causes, identification and management of diabetic dyslipidemi
Living With Diabetes
Understanding a single illness can teach us much about medical history and the characters that shaped it. Diabetes is no exception. James Hirsch, author of “Cheating Destiny,” discusses some of the more colorful characters in the history of diabetes with host Dr. Leslie Lundt.
Identification and Management of Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Lori Laffel will discuss the increase in prevelence of Type 1 diabetes. She will also talk about the importance of glycemic control.
Diabetic Sector Update
Join host Larry Kaskel interview David Kliff, a diabetic himself and the publisher of the Diabetic Investor. Learn from David Kliff about the current and future medications and devices in the diabetic market.
Statin Therapy and Diabetes Incidence
The Food and Drug Administration has warned that patients taking cholesterol-fighting statins face a small increase in the risk of higher blood-sugar levels and of being diagnosed with diabetes. There has been conflicting information from several large trials about the effects of statin therapy
Implications of the ACCORD, ADVANCE and VA Diabetes Trials
The ACCORD, ADVANCE and VA Diabetes Trials seem to indicate that there is no real benefit of intensive glycemic control on cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, executive director of the International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet, Dr.
Possible Implications of Healthcare Reform on Diabetes Care
The current state of coverage for people living with diabetes is stressed with approximately fifteen percent of all diagnosed diabetics with no health insurance, another group at risk of losing their health insurance and the last group paying exorbitant premiums to keep their insurance. How will ref
Diabetes Management and Athletics
Athletes with diabetes face particular challenges. Dr. Anne L. Peters, author of the book Conquering Diabetes: A Cutting-Edge Comprehensive Program for Prevention and Treatment, has treated diabetic Olympic and other competitive athletes. Dr. Peters discusses issues and protective measures with hos