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Living With Diabetes

October 24, 2011

Despite efforts from the media and the medical community to promote awareness, the number of diabetes cases continues to rise. People with diabetes know that the disease affects just about every aspect of their lives. In this episode viewers will follow four people of various ages and lifestyles, diagnosed as diabetic or pre-diabetic, who are successfully managing their health with medication, exercise, diet and determination.


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Despite efforts from the media and the medical community to promote awareness, the number of diabetes cases continues to rise. People with diabetes know that the disease affects just about every aspect of their lives. In this episode viewers will follow four people of various ages and lifestyles, diagnosed as diabetic or pre-diabetic, who are successfully managing their health with medication, exercise, diet and determination.


Related Links

Highmark Preventive Health Network - Dr. Ornish Program

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

American Diabetes Association - Pittsburgh

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Western PA Chapter

University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute

Dr. Dean Ornish Program - Jefferson Regional Medical Center

Joslin Diabetes Center

 


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