The View talks about Diabetes Education with Dr. David Nathan from MGH

May 22, 2012 at 1:29 pm | Posted in Videos | Leave a comment
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The MGH Diabetes Center’s very own Dr. David Nathan was featured on the television program The View yesterday. Dr. Nathan gives an overview of the difference between type 1 and type 2 Diabetes and explains how being overweight or obese may contribute to its onset. Dr. Nathan is joined by a patient, a young woman who says she was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes when she was just 12 years old. They discuss how she enrolled in a clinical trial known as the TODAY study at the MGH Diabetes Center which focuses on learning more about people who develop type 2 Diabetes at a young age.¬† She has been able to get her Diabetes under control with lifestyle changes and is now off all of her Diabetes-related medications!

Click the below video to watch this great clip and listen to this young woman’s experience at the MGH Diabetes Center.

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