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Diabetes: A Family Matter

Diabetes Education

Online Educational Videos

Taking Control of Your Diabetes
Dr. Steve Edelman speaks with psychologist Joseph Nelson about staying motivated to manage diabetes, and the importance of strengthening the doctor-patient relationship to improve care.
Healthy Eating
Dr. Steven Edelman and dietitian Lorena Drago discuss nutrition and practical ways to eat well with diabetes, at home or at your favorite restaurant.
Diabetes and the Stomach
Diabetes can complicate the gastrointestinal tract. Drs. Edelman and Wolosin discuss common issues such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcers, celiac sprue and gastroparesis.
Exercising for Life
Host Dr. Steven Edelman talks with guests, Sheri Colberg PhD and Larry Verity PhD on the importance of exercise for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics.
Technology and Diabetes
Dr. Steven Edelman and Dr. Ian Blumer discuss how technology is changing diabetes management. Artificial intelligence, non-invasive blood glucose testing, insulin delivery mechanisms, CGM, open and closed loop systems and developments in the formulation of medications are all areas of technological innovation that will make diabetes management more safe and effective until cures for type 1 and type 2 diabetes are found.
Hypoglycemia
Dr. Steven Edelman discusses the dangers of hypoglycemia and addresses how to treat and help prevent low blood glucose levels. People who have experienced hypoglycemia share their stories.
Chronic Disease: Standards of Care for Diabetes
More than 90 million Americans live with chronic diseases, costing trillions of dollars in direct and indirect costs per year. Dr. Nancy Nkansah explores diabetes care. This lengthy video can be a good educational experience for learning about diabetes.
Obesity: 10 Things you Thought you Knew
Dr. Robert Baron, UCSF Professor of Medicine, is an expert on obesity and related topics in nutrition and chronic disease. Here he explores ten things you thought you knew. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public.
Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity has become a more prevalent condition concerning both parents and health care professionals. Dr. Dennis Styne, Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at UC Davis explains the causes and factors of childhood obesity.
Metabolism and Nutrition: Diabetes
Sherri Shafer, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, discusses how diabetics can keep blood sugars down.
Carbohydrates and You (Part I)
This is part one of an advanced nutrition lecture on the science of carbs. Topics discussed include weight loss, metabolism, calories, digestion, simple sugars vs. complex carbohydrates, refined sugar, diabetes, diets, low blood sugar, high blood sugar, etc.
Carbohydrates and You (Part II)
This is part two of an advanced nutrition lecture on the science of carbs. Topics discussed include weight loss, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, metabolism, calories, digestion, simple sugars vs. complex carbohydrates, refined sugar, diabetes, diets, low blood sugar, high blood sugar, obesity, etc.