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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 …


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  


Dr. Rashid Khan Joins Dr. Joe Galati Tonight

Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Rashid Khan, a Liver Specialist, will be joining Dr. Galati to discuss a wide range of topics related to liver disease and wellness. Read here for more information on Dr. Rashid Khan. Listen to the interviews here.


Fatty Liver Disease: Research Opportunities

As discussed on the radio tonight, there are research opportunities for adults with fatty liver disease. This also goes by the name of NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) and NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease). Fatty liver can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure. Dr. Galati is conducting clinical research on new medications to treat fatty liver. Contact his research team at 713-794-0700 and ask for Paula Juarez.