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Diabetes and Obesity

Women’s Healthy Heart Program – Dr. Nieca Goldberg

November 18, 2009

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Dr. Nieca Goldberg is a cardiologist and a nationally recognized pioneer in women’s heart health. Her New York City practice Total Heart Care focuses primarily on caring for women. Dr. Goldberg is Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of NYU Women’s Heart Program, the Co-Medical Director of the [...]

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Managing the Diabetes Epidemic in Children and Adults – Dr. Francine Kaufman

March 9, 2009

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Dr. Francine Kaufman discusses diabetes prevention and treatment. Dr. Kaufman is currrently leading two NIH diabetes investigations, both focusing on preventing and treating type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers. She discusses how people can modify their lifestyles and make a real shift to healthy behaviors.
In addition, Dr. Kaufman [...]

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Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity – Risk Factors for Women and Prevention of Chronic Disease – Dr. Debra Krummel

March 5, 2009

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Dr. Debra Krummel discusses cardiovascular risk factors that have a greater impact on women, as well as the vicious cycle of obesity in women and the next generation. She describes recent research concerning the effects of maternal obesity on the baby. Dr. Krummel discusses a three-step program for the [...]

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Preventing Heart Disease and Cancer – Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. Ann Kulze

February 25, 2009

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Dr. Ann Kulze discusses powerful nutritional strategies for maximizing heart health and the most important lifestyle strategies for reducing cancer risk.
Dr. Ann is a nationally recognized expert and motivational speaker in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and disease prevention. With her unique background and formal training in both [...]

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Stay Healthy, Live Longer – Dr. Davis Liu

February 25, 2009

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Dr. Davis Liu discusses the prevention and treatment of chronic disease using lifestyle medicine. He describes how to get the most out of your doctor visits, as well as important action steps to get healthy and stay healthy.
Also, Dr. Liu discusses U.S. health care policy, addressing issues of access, [...]

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Diabetes Prevention Program – Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. David Marrero

February 14, 2009

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Dr. David Marrero discusses the extent of diabetes in the U.S. and the symptoms and severity of the diisease. Dr. Marrero discusses the findings and implications of the Diabetes Prevention Program, the landmark clinical trial. The DPP demonstrated the significant impact of lifestyle modifications on reduction of risk for [...]

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Heart Disease Prevention and the Mediterranean Diet – Dr. Michael Ozner

February 9, 2009

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Dr. Michael Ozner, author of The Miami Mediterranean Diet, discusses heart disease prevention. The Mediterranean diet helps reduce inflammation of blood vessels supplying the heart, greatly lowering the risk of a heart attack. Dr. Ozner also discusses his new book, The Great American Heart Hoax, and the juvenile obesity [...]

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Improving Chronic Illness Care – Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease – Dr. Edward Wagner

February 7, 2009

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a href=”http://www.centerforhealthstudies.org/maccoll/maccoll.html”>Dr. Edward Wagner discusses the chronic care model – powerful guidelines for improving chronic illness care. Dr. Wagner discusses redesigning the health care delivery system, creating a better-prepared practice team, and developing methods for increasing patients’ knowledge, skills, and confidence. Additionally, Dr. Wagner addresses high-quality cancer care and [...]

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Personalized Medicine – Cancer and Chronic Disease – Dr. Michael Liebman

January 26, 2009

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r. Michael Liebman discusses an expanded approach to personalized medicine, resulting in a clinical decision support system to more effectively prevent and manage cancer and other chronic diseases.
The stratified approach includes mining masses of patient data to deliver actionable items, relating both to risk profiling and optimal testing. The [...]

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Ending Diabetes and Obesity Epidemics – Dr. David Katz

January 23, 2009

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a href=”http://www.davidkatzmd.com”>Dr. David Katz discusses solutions for ending the diabetes and obesity epidemics, including action steps for schools, physicians, government, communities, and individuals and families.
Dr. Katz has launched Nutrition Detectives, an exciting nutrition education program for elementary school children that is “Teaching Kids to Make Healthy Choices”. He has [...]

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