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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.
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.
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.
Weight loss surgeon Howard Simon, MD, gives us an update on Upstate’s bariatric surgery program, and looks closely at how effective a popular weight loss procedure really is. Simon is the director of The Central New York Bariatric Surgery Center (CNYBSC). who looks closely at how effective a popular weight loss procedure really is.
Pediatric endocrinologist Roberto Izquierdo presents ‘adrenal insufficiency 101′ — what are the adrenal glands, who does this condition affect, how do you know you have it, and what happens during emergencies of illness or injury. He will explain why corticosteroids are kept on hand for people who have this condition.