The Truth About Insulin, Obesity and Blood Sugar with Dr. Arthur Chernoff, The Steven, Daniel and Douglas Altman Chairman of Endocrinology, Einstein Healthcare Network
According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million people in the United States have diabetes. An additional 79 million more people have prediabetes, the ADA reports. What is diabetes and prediabetes? What can be done to prevent the diseases or stop their progression? Dr. Arthur Chernoff, chairman of Einstein Healthcare Network's endocrinology department, sets the record straight.
Myth: Diabetes is a result of obesity.
Truth: Diabetes is caused by a combination of factors, including genetics and lifestyle....
Dr. Adele Schneider, the director of clinical genetics and medical director of the Victor Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases at the Albert Einstein Medical Center, discusses the center's Jewish genetic diseases outreach program.
Learn from Einstein Healthcare professionals about the latest developments affecting your health. Each week, a different specialist will be featured in the column, which is sponsored byEinstein Healthcare Network.