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#Diabetes Special Program Tonight

Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Joe Galati will be joined by Anthony Santos, R.N., Nurse Practitioner, who for the past 10 years has specialized on diabetic patients and diabetic care. Anthony has just started working at Liver Specialists of Texas. Also joining tonights conversation will be Helen Yuan, RD, who manages the fatty liver cases at Liver Specialists of Texas with Dr. Galati. Tonight, they will discuss the following topics: Statistics on diabetes Type 1 vs Type 2 Risk factors for diabetes What is the general perception by the patient as to what diabetes is? What are the educational/knowledge gaps with the public regarding diabetes? Complications of diabetes? General comments on therapy for diabetes: insulin vs oral medicines? Comment on “tight control” of diabetes? Have we lost the ability to be “intensive” with DM control? It takes work and …


Physical Fitness and Wellness?

Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Sadhu, a diabetes expert, will be joining Dr. Joe Galati. The central discussion will be exercise. A recent article by the American Heart Association states that physicians should be checking their patients level of fitness. More fit individuals are less likely to have complications of diabetes, heart disease, and experience lower death rates. This all sound pretty good! The original AHA article is posted here. Other exercise and wellness articles are posted below. Chair Exercise Video Exercise and Diabetes Exercise Tips for Diabetes


Kidney Disease: What You Need to Know-Dr. Peter Nguyen and Dr. Juan Olivero

This week, Dr. Peter Nguyen and Dr. Juan Olivero join Dr. Galati Sunday night to discuss the various forms of kidney disease they see. Dr. Nguyen and Olivero are expert kidney specialists (nephrologists) who will explain the conditions they treat. Most importantly, they discuss the various risk factors for kidney disease, and alert the listeners tonight to be alert to their own risk factors and the need to take these risk factors seriously. To learn about Dr. Olivero and Dr. Peter Nguyen, visit their practice website here. Here are links of interest regarding kidney disease. A to Z Guide to Kidney Disease Kidney Diseas in the African American Patient Diabetes and Kidney Disease Kidney Disease and Nutrition Kidney Transplant Houston Methodist Hospital Hemodialysis


Questions About Diabetes: Dr. Sadhu Joins Dr. Galati

Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Archana Sadhu will be joining Dr. Joe Galati, discussing a wide range of topics related to diabetes. Diabetes affects over 29,000,000 Americans. Dr. Sadhu is a diabetes expert at Houston Methodist Hospital. Links to share regarding diabetes are listed below. Diabetes Statistics Type 1 Diabetes information Type II Diabetes information Diabetes Meal Planning Diabetes Complications Fatty Liver: A Complication of Diabetes-Dr. Galati Explains Centers for Disease Control: Diabetes Page  


Diabetes A to Z: Dr. Archana Sadhu-Diabetes Expert

Archana Sadhu, M.D. will be joining Dr. Joe Galati tonight in the studio to discuss all aspects of diabetes. Dr. Sadhu is a diabetes expert at Houston Methodist Hospital. Links of interest on diabetes are listed below: Diabetes: Are you at risk? Diabetes basics Diabetes Myths Diabetes Complications