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This week the topic is obesity and diabetes with Dr. Stephen Ponder. Read the full description.

Stieg67_small This week, Dr. Philip Stieg welcomes Dr. Stephen Ponder, Medical Director of the Children's Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Dr. Steig and Dr. Ponder discuss the growing obesity epidemic in America and its relation to diabetes. They'll also discuss the signs and symptoms of obesity and diabetes and how they can be prevented.

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This week, Dr. Philip Stieg welcomes Dr. Stephen Ponder, Medical Director of the Children's Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Dr. Steig and Dr. Ponder discuss the growing obesity epidemic in America and its relation to diabetes. They'll also discuss the signs and symptoms of obesity and diabetes and how they can be prevented.

Broadcast History

How To Save Your Life
Conversations with Dr. Philip Stieg

From childhood asthma and breast cancer to neurological damage and the effects of aging, host Dr. Philip E. Stieg covers all the medical bases in this interview series involving the foremost experts in their fields.

Dr. Stieg, chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, sits with surgeons, general practitioners and researchers and probes them for answers about how to deal with medical problems that will touch each and every one of us at one point or another. His guests talk about how best to avoid or prevent afflictions and what steps to take when they strike. They also share their insights on the latest developments in medical science and technology.

How to Save Your Life is marked by a thoughtful, in-depth approach to these important topics and a hopeful tone that encourages listeners to be more proactive about their health. Tune in Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. on WAMC Northeast Public Radio for this important program.

Transcript

Show #041, Airs 7/17/07:

This week, Dr. Philip Stieg welcomes Dr. Stephen Ponder, Medical Director of the Children?s Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Driscoll Children?s Hospital. Dr. Steig and Dr. Ponder discuss the growing obesity epidemic in America and its relation to diabetes. They?ll also discuss the signs and symptoms of obesity and diabetes and how they can be prevented.
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