Mon, Nov 10, 2008 -- 9:00 AM
Diabetes SpikeDownload audio (MP3)
The rate of new cases of type 2 diabetes has nearly doubled in the United States in the last decade, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control. We look at the reasons for the increase, and find out about new treatment and prevention methods.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dr. Ed Gregg, chief of epidemiology at the Division of Diabetes Translation at the CDC
- Dr. Hilary Seligman, assistant professor of medicine at UCSF
- Dr. Karen Earle, medical director of the Center for Diabetes Services at the California Pacific Medical Center and assistant professor at UCSF