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Ruth Weinstock, MD, PhD, medical director of the Joslin Diabetes Center at Upstate, shares an encouraging report from federal researchers that indicates efforts at reducing the complications related to diabetes are paying off. Read the study: Changes in Diabetes-Related Complications in the United States, 1990–2010 Read the article: For Diabetics, Health Risks Fall Sharply
Call 315-464-9007 for information about getting involved in research, both type 1 and type 2 diabetes…..children or adults.
Registered dietitian Jessica Planer, RD, who specializes in the care of patients in Upstate’s Bariatric Surgery Program, will explain what type and how much food patients can eat after their bariatric surgery. Nutritional guidelines for bariatric surgery. For more information, call (315) 492-5036.
Vascular surgeon Palma Shaw, MD, who specializes in diabetic limb salvage, talks about the complications of diabetic vascular disease and the latest methods of prevention and treatment. Shaw is an associate professor of surgery and a member of the Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services at Upstate Medical University.
Vascular surgeon Palma Shaw, MD, helps us understand chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that occurs when the leg veins do not allow blood to travel back to the heart. She describes the symptoms – including swelling in legs or ankles, pain, varicose veins – and reviews the causes, diagnosis and treatment options available. Shaw is an associate professor of surgery in the department of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services at Upstate Medical University.
Jessica Planer, registered dietitian in Upstate’s Bariatric Surgery Program, is joined by licensed clinical social worker Jessica Charbonneau to discuss why some people re-gain weight after weight loss surgery, and strategies that everyone can benefit from. For more information about the program, call 315 492-5036. Local Support Groups
Certified nurse practitioner Kathleen Dermady NP, talks about a new service for pregnant women with diabetes offered at Upstate’s Regional Perinatal Center. Dermady is director of the Centering Pregnancy Special Care program that includes traditional pregnancy care with additional time and attention in a group setting just for diabetic mothers. The mission of the Regional Perinatal Center is to provide high-quality, compassionate care to patients with complicated pregnancies throughout the Central New York Region using a multi-disciplinary team approach utilizing physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in an integrated service.
Read the story: Supported by a March of Dimes grant, Upstate introduces new prenatal care program
Centering Pregnancy Overview. For more information, call (315) 464-5702
Upstate registered dietitian Diana Stuber, RD, CDE, talks about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity – the symptoms, causes and treatments – and how one can be tested for this. Gluten is the protein found in wheat, spelt, kamut, rye, and barley. 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease have not been diagnosed. Is Gluten Making You Sad? Take This Quiz, Upstate’s Joslin Diabetes Center
Paula Trief, PhD, discusses a study she is conducting in cooperation with Upstate’s Joslin Diabetes Center that is looking at the effectiveness of telephone weight loss coaching in pre-diabetics. This is a followup to the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a major clinical research study that determined weight loss was more effective than medication in preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes in study participants who were prediabetic. Read more about clinical trials at Upstate.
Beth Hillson, gluten-free chef and founder of the Gluten-Free Pantry, talks about living well with Diabetes and Celiac Disease. Hillson, diagnosed with celiac disease in 1976, is president of the American Celiac Disease Alliance and a food editor of Living Without magazine. Read Beth’s blog at GlutenFreeMakeovers.com. Original air date 11/27/11
Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, tells us how to protect our immune system by eating a variety of foods that help fight inflammation.
In our ‘Public Health Today’ segment, Donna Bacchi, MD, MPH, chair of Upstate’s Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, asks us to consider the health benefits — or lack of – in a variety of available beverages, and helps us consider which are the healthiest choices.